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January 17, 2020: The 18-year time frame shows how costly and politically complicated it is to leave the world's dirtiest fossil fuel in the ground.
January 16, 2020: This morning, RWE, the largest generator of coal-fired electricity in Germany saw its share price rally to its highest level since September 1, 2014.
January 16, 2020: Germany said Thursday it will pay energy companies nearly billion to phase out coal power and move to green electricity within two decades.
January 16, 2020: For the world’s biggest fund manager and its fellow shadow banks, self-policing can never be sufficientLet’s not beat about the bushfires. It’s not the impacts of climate breakdown on our ecosystems or the world’s poorest in the global south that worries Larry Fink, the CEO of that financial behemoth BlackRo...
January 16, 2020: Germany will pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plants as part of the country's efforts to fight climate change, the government said Thursday.
January 16, 2020: In fight against climate crisis, operators will be compensated for early switch-offsGermany will pay its utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plants as part of the country’s efforts to fight climate crisis, the government has said.The agreement reached between fede...
January 14, 2020: Miners say they haven't been paid since Dec. 16.
January 14, 2020: A group of Kentucky coal miners and their families on Monday stood on top of railroad tracks and blocked a train carrying a large shipment of coal from leaving a mine after claiming they were never paid for almost a month’s worth of work, according to reports.
January 14, 2020: The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace the revenue, which was their economic lifeline.
January 14, 2020: BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says that warming planet will fundamentally reshape the financing of jus about everything.
January 14, 2020: These coal plants were largely replaced with natural gas plants, which emit significantly fewer toxins. Read more...More about Climate, Science, Mashable Video, Environment, and Coal Pollution
January 14, 2020: Despite rolling back environmental rules, President Trump hasn't stopped near-record count of coal-plant closures.
January 13, 2020: U.S. coal-fired power plants shut down at the second-fastest pace on record in 2019, despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to prop up the industry, according to data from the federal government and Thomson Reuters.
January 13, 2020: Wind energy is up in Texas, just as coal-fired electricity generation is down. But the truth about the changing energy mix – and the state’s likely future portfolio – is more complicated, dependent on capacity, the expansion of utility-scale solar and the availability of affordable energy storage.
January 13, 2020: Coal-fired power plants closed across the U.S. last year at the second-fastest pace on record, Reuters reported Monday. Power companies retired or converted about 15,100 megawatts of coal-fired electricity generation in 2019, Reuters reported,...
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January 10, 2020: Engineering giant Siemens will decide by Monday on its involvement in the development of a controversial Australian coal mine being built by India's Adani , CEO Joe Kaeser said on Friday.
January 10, 2020: To some investors, the advent of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing represents the welcome arrival of a more conscientious investment approach in the U.S. – and the coal mining sector is low-hanging fruit that’s easy enough for them to avoid.
January 6, 2020: At a time when world leaders are focused on producing and using clean energies, the excess of a billion tax credit given to chemically-treated coal is glaring. That could change with an impending investigation.
January 6, 2020: 26,610 American lives. That's the estimated number of people spared an early death in the Lower 48 states between 2005 and 2016 because 138 pollution-spewing coal plants were shut down, according to new research published Monday in the journal Nature. These coal plants were largely replaced with natural gas plants, ...
January 6, 2020: Shift to gas saved more than 300m tons of planet-heating carbon dioxide as nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide levels droppedThe human toll from coal-fired pollution in America has been laid bare by a study that has found more than 26,000 lives were saved in the US in just a decade due to the shift from coal to g...
January 6, 2020: The decline of coal could be saving thousands of lives as power plants reduce air pollution by switching to natural gas, according to a study published Monday.More than 26,000 lives in the U.S. were saved over the course of a decade as a result of&...
January 6, 2020: New research suggests the reductions in coal pollution as a result of plant closings are not only helping save American lives, but also boosting crop yields.
January 6, 2020: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, LIGHT SKEPTICISM: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest plans to overhaul trucking regulations are being met with some skepticism from environmental and health groups who worry the agency’s track could undermine...
January 5, 2020: In this fictional Wales, each county would look like Gwynedd today, one historian believes.