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UK Activist To Battle UK Government In Court Over Newly Approved Coal Mine

May 31, 2023 at 11:32 | City A.M

Climate activists are set for a courtroom showdown with the government over a newly-approved coal mine in West Cumbria after a date was set by the High Court for two…

The Decline In Coal Appears To Have Been Exaggerated

May 26, 2023 at 13:37 | Felicity Bradstock

Despite big promises of a green transition and the creation of ambitious climate pledges, some countries are continuing to support the development of new coal mines. The U.K. and Australia…

Commodity Trade Between China And Australia Jumps

May 11, 2023 at 14:44 | Ag Metal Miner

By Sohrab Darabshaw via AGMetalminer.com March proved a good month for Australia and China. New data shows Australia’s exports to China touched a new high in that…

Harvard Study: Divesting From Coal Is More Beneficial Than Previously Thought

May 01, 2023 at 09:30 | Haley Zaremba

Over the last decade, banks have had a very hot and cold relationship with divesting from coal. As calls to defund the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel have ramped…

Teck Shareholders Divided Over Glencore’s Bid Due To Coal Concerns

Apr 24, 2023 at 08:18 | City A.M

Glencore’s ambition to take over Teck Resources has morphed into a protracted industry saga, and the Swiss commodities giant is now scrambling to win over the Canadian miner’s…

Can Renewable Energy Save America’s Coal Communities?

Apr 06, 2023 at 10:24 | Felicity Bradstock

As the global aim to move away from fossil fuels comes into full swing, communities that have long relied on coal, oil, and natural gas are becoming increasingly concerned…

China Ramps Up Australian Coal Imports As Economy Rebounds

Mar 31, 2023 at 11:17 | Haley Zaremba

China’s economy is slowly recovering after the country finally ended its austere Zero Covid Policy late last year. The recovery of the world’s second largest economy has been…

India Invokes Maximum Energy Output Law from Coal Plants

Feb 20, 2023 at 11:51 | Charles Kennedy

With India gearing up for massive power usage in the second quarter, the government will utilize an emergency law that will demand maximum output from power plants running…

India Plans To Double Domestic Coking Coal Output By 2030

Jan 25, 2023 at 09:11 | Ag Metal Miner

  Via AG Metal Miner  For now, trade relations between Australia and China are sketchy at best. Therefore, Australia has started looking for…

Britain’s First New Coal Mine In 30 Years Draws Criticism From Environmentalists

Dec 16, 2022 at 08:17 | Felicity Bradstock

The U.K. has repeatedly stated that it will no longer use coal to generate electricity starting in 2024, a year earlier than originally planned, in a view to…

Indonesia’s Pivot Away From Coal Will Require Massive Investments

Oct 24, 2022 at 09:49 | Haley Zaremba

Getting Indonesia to kick its coal habit will be no easy feat. Not only does coal dominate the island nation’s energy mix, it is deeply…

Coal Is Staging A Major Comeback

Sep 15, 2022 at 10:42 | Felicity Bradstock

Despite big promises to move rapidly away from coal, the “dirtiest fossil fuel”, many countries around the world continue to rely heavily on…

Could Nuclear Power Help Poland Kick Coal?

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:05 | Haley Zaremba

3.8 million people in Poland depend on coal to keep their homes heated through harsh northern winters. Last month when the European Union slapped sanctions on Russian coal,…

Global Coal Market Receives A Boost From India

Sep 13, 2022 at 15:31 | Cyril Widdershoven

India’s energy sector will be needing an additional 28GW coal-fired power generation capacity by 2032, advisory body Central Electricity Authority (CEA) stated.

Hydropower Shortage In China Sends Coal Prices Higher

Sep 08, 2022 at 08:07 | Haley Zaremba

Times are tough in China’s Sichuan province. The landlocked province in southwestern China is in the midst of an extreme heat wave and resulting drought conditions ranging from…

Can South Africa Kick Its Coal Addiction?

Sep 07, 2022 at 08:35 | Felicity Bradstock

South Africa announced last week that it would be blocking a major oil project by Shell after a court banned the proposed oil exploration. Yet, despite South Africa’s…

Rise In Coal Use Sparks Resurgence In Deadly Mining Practices In Mexico

Sep 02, 2022 at 08:09 | Haley Zaremba

In a bid for greater financial equality paired with increased energy security, populist Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has worked to revive Mexico’s small-scale coal mining industry.…

U.S. Solar Bottlenecks Are Causing A Resurgence In Coal

Sep 02, 2022 at 07:50 | Haley Zaremba

For years, academics and journalists alike have been reporting the terminal decline of coal in the United States. In 2018

Anatomy Of A Trade: Knowing When You Are Wrong

Aug 26, 2022 at 11:23 | Editorial Dept

In the market analysis and financial punditry field where I live and work, admitting that you got something wrong or that a move took you completely by surprise is frowned…

Coal Consumption Was On The Rise Even Before The Ukraine War

Aug 15, 2022 at 10:00 | Robert Rapier

This article is the fifth in a series on the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2022. The Review provides a comprehensive picture…

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