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A push to reduce the development of coal mines along with increasing pressure from investors to divest from fossil fuels is creating a split in the mining industry between companies exiting the sector and those vowing to remain.

03.09.2018
Category: World view

The tipping point's been reached: renewable energy is now a cheaper source of power for Australia's future electricity needs than coal.

03.09.2018
Category: World view

New Australian PM Scott Morrison has wasted no time in signalling what direction his “new generation” Coalition government will be taking on renewable energy and climate change. And other political parties and observers have...

31.08.2018
Category: World view

In 2016, the Trump Administration imperiled the hard-won Paris Agreement. Swiftly, China and the EU reaffirmed their commitment to fighting climate change, with or without the US.

31.07.2018
Category: World view

Former US vice president says Berlin could come back on top if it adopts more progressive policies, especially in transport.

09.07.2018
Category: World view

Bloomberg New Energy Finance released a new report this week that estimates how electricity generation will change out to 2050. The clean energy analysis firm estimates that in a mere 33 years, the world will generate almost 50...

21.06.2018
Category: World view

President Trump, with nearly every energy policy decision, has privileged coal above all forms of electricity production. But one of the unintended consequences of his aggressive trade policy is that China is promising to...

21.06.2018
Category: World view

Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached a record high, according to new global data from oil giant BP.

18.06.2018
Category: World view

Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached a record high, according to new global data from oil giant BP.

18.06.2018
Category: World view

Climate change is a growing concern for the nation’s top companies, beating out other economic concerns, according to an analysis of earnings calls.

18.06.2018
Category: World view

Power ministry officials say renewable capacity could exceed the 175GW goal, reaching 227GW, but analysts caution it depends on demand growth.

18.06.2018
Category: World view

An environmental group’s analysis shows the five largest United States banks have started lending to coal companies again now that they’re out of bankruptcy.

18.05.2018
Category: World view
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