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adani carmichael

Adani’s vain hope global coal market will save Carmichael mine

Adani pins hopes for beleaguered Carmichael coal mine on the Asia–Pacific market. But the Australian government’s own resources forecaster is less confident.

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"No way" anyone will fund new coal plants under NEG, says Schott

“No way” anyone will fund new coal plants under NEG, says Schott

“I can assure you that, unless there’s a change of technology, there would be absolutely no way that anybody would be financing a new coal-fired generation plant.”

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China solar

As United States looks to coal, China invests in renewable energy

At least one country is rising to the occasion.

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BHP gives World Coal Association the cold shoulder – but it's no climate saint

BHP gives World Coal Association the cold shoulder – but it’s no climate saint

BHP axes membership with global coal lobby group, citing “material difference” over its climate advocacy. But is this hypocrisy?

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Matt Canavan loves coal "unashamedly" – says it's good for First Australians

Matt Canavan loves coal “unashamedly” – says it’s good for First Australians

Resources minister Matt Canavan says Australian coal will lift the developing world out of poverty; empower First Australians; cut carbon emissions; and catch mice. Let’s get digging!

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Coal industry’s carbon capture dream is a dangerous fantasy

Coal industry’s carbon capture dream is a dangerous fantasy

The dream of carbon capture and storage (CCS) continues to keep coal industry and its political backers hopeful for the future. But at what cost?

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Pas-de-deux: Two big coal units trip at same time in Victoria

Pas-de-deux: Two big coal units trip at same time in Victoria

Two big coal units fail simultaneously in Victoria, taking total trips to 44 since start of summer, and 13 for brown coal generators since Christmas. Tesla battery hopped in again.

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Coal India report finds renewables will ‘substantially decrease’ coal demand

Coal India report finds renewables will ‘substantially decrease’ coal demand

The falling cost of solar power and batteries is having a “significant impact” on the coal sector, says India’s national coal company.

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Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

Tamil Nadu is India’s model for low-cost renewables

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu capable of doubling its wind energy capacity by 2027 and increasing its solar capacity six-fold.

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Rooftop solar most reliable source of new generation on NEM, says report

Rooftop solar most reliable source of new generation on NEM, says report

Rooftop solar has been installed by over 1.6 million households and is the most reliable source of steadily growing generation in the NEM.

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Chile declares start of coal power phase-out

Chile declares start of coal power phase-out

President Michelle Bachelet says Chile will not build new coal plants without carbon capture and begin talks to replace existing capacity with cleaner sources.