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  1. More and worse blackouts are on the way for Australians. The reason: aging coal plants. Yeah, I thought it was weird when I read...
      


  2. Coal exports from terminals in Virginia's Hampton Roads region were at a near four-year high 3.83 million st in March, up 8% from 3.55...
      


  3. A report released on Monday has found that between January 2013 and July 2018, Japanese financial institutions have poured US$92 billion into coal and nuclear...
      


  4. The Trump administration on Tuesday made public the details of its new pollution rules governing coal-burning power plants, and the fine print includes an...
      


  5. France has ambitious climate change agenda. It's a vision of E. Macron, French political leader. The 2021 goal sets a more aggressive target than...
      


  6. Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest miner, sold its 80-percent stake in the Kestrel coal mine in Queensland, Australia, for $2.25 billion, closing the last...
      


  7. Finland is planning to ban the use of coal in energy production ahead of schedule in 2029 and encourage energy companies to abandon the...
      


  8. More coal plants are now projected to retire more quickly than experts thought a year ago, according to energy-industry analysts, despite Trump's promises. It...
      


  9. Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal...
      


  10. I know how it sounds but McKinsey says with fast enough adoption of EVs demand for juice will jump so high it will even...
      


  11. Looks like the predicted demise of King Coal was premature.  It turns out that Pres. Trump's support of the coal industry has awakened the...
      


  12. Days after FirstEnergy approached the Department of Energy with a request for what would have effectively been a bailout package, the company announced that its coal...
      


  13. HSBC has announced that it will cease financing all new coal-fired power plants around the world with three exceptions — Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Vietnam. They...
      


  14. "Months into the Korean War, President Harry Truman capped wages and imposed price controls on the steel industry, seizing authority under a newly passed...
      


  15. Vistra CEO is all over the news lately, giving a bunch of interviews after the company shut down its coal-fired plant in Texas and...
      


  16. Senate Republicans are moving to confirm a former coal industry lobbyist as the second highest ranking official at the Environmental Protection Agency. A Senate vote...
      


  17. A GOP lobbyist and strategist, who managed Rick Perry’s 2016 presidential bid, reportedly dined with President Trump Wednesday night. The dinner comes at the same time...
      


  18. Looks like the mining industry has a god friends in the Congress. After they failed to obtain bailouts for failing coal plants and mines...
      


  19. The federal government released its long-awaited draft regulations for the phase-out of coal-fired power in Canada, the first step to fulfilling a central piece...
      


  20. Miner and commodities trader Glencore has bought Rio Tinto’s Hail Creek coal mine in Australia for $1.7 billion, which increases the Swiss firm’s presence...
      


  21. South Korea’s move to shut coal-fired generators to control air pollution at the same time as nuclear reactors are going into scheduled maintenance is...
      


  22. Ireland is to join an international alliance committed to accelerating the end of coal use for power generation and for other forms of energy....
      


  23. EPA announced a new rule aimed at giving states the independence to determine how to best dispose of coal ash, the toxic metal left from burning...
      


  24. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt said his desire to use the Earth’s resources like oil and coal is grounded in the Bible. In an interview...
      


  25. Anyone see this US coal deal with Ukraine? This is how Ukraine buys US support--by taking coal that Trump needs to offload to make...
      


  26. The Department of Energy (DOE) is allocating a total of approximately $6.5 million toward investing in research and development of larger-scale coal-powered systems. The investment will go...
      


  27. Michigan's Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming. The utility plans...
      


  28. The Energy Department's Office of Inspector General has found that a Texas energy company likely charged the Department of Energy $2.5 million in extraneous expenditures ranging from...
      


  29. After failing to win a bailout for cash-strapped coal plants, some Trump administration officials are considering emergency orders that could keep at least some coal generators...
      


  30. China's plans to shift from coal to gas in at least one province was halted and shelved for years, as there is just not...
      

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