Global Weather News

January 19, 2021: Alberta's energy minister says the province will cancel 11 recently issued coal leases and pause future lease sales that would have allowed open-pit coal mining on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
January 19, 2021: It was not Donald Trump's fault that coal was dying. It was his fault that he lied about being able to save it and then lied that he had.
January 19, 2021: A court has struck down the Trump administration’s rollback of an Obama-era rule regarding pollution from coal-fired power plants. A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday vacated the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy...
January 14, 2021: The opposition calls on the Morrison government to work to repair the relationship with Beijing as exporters face a ‘grim’ year Australian exporters face another “grim” year driven by tensions with China while a standoff over more than 70 ships stranded with Australian coal on board threatens to cause an int...
January 13, 2021: Loophole means asset manager can hold shares in firms earning less than a quarter of revenues from coalBlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, holds investments worth 5bn in coal companies, a year after it promised to sell most of its shares in producers of the fossil fuel.A loophole in the asset manager’s...
January 8, 2021: British filmmaker Michael Apted, who directed both the Seven Up series and Coal Miner’s Daughter, has died. He was 79.
January 6, 2021: Environmental campaigners say failure to call in West Cumbria Mining planning application ‘jaw-dropping’Environmental campaigners and a local MP have criticised the government’s “jaw-dropping” decision not to block the building of a “climate-wrecking coal mine”.The communities secretary, Robert Jenrick...
January 5, 2021: Concerns about the availability of electricity for ordinary Chinese spiked as authorities in several cities limited power usage, citing a coal shortage.
January 3, 2021: The miners, who were members of a minority Shia community, were kidnapped by militants and killed.
December 29, 2020: Again and again, multiemployer pension plan participants waiting for a rescue plan from Congress are left with nothing.
December 28, 2020: In a surprising and shocking turn of events, the employees who clicked on the link received a follow-up email admonishing them. The chastising email from GoDaddy's security chief sternly read, You
December 26, 2020: China is vague about why vessels that carried Australian coal to its ports can’t unload their cargo. “We’re all depressed; our mental health is deteriorating,” one sailor said.
December 22, 2020: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should expect to get coal for Christmas, FOX Business host Charles Payne said on Tuesday, reacting to the governor claiming Santa Claus will be very
December 22, 2020: West Virginia Republican Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday that he does not believe the U.S. is ready to move away from coal and gas industries under President-elect Joe Biden, who has made tackling climate change a core part of his agenda.
December 21, 2020: Warning of coal shortages, officials are trying to curb energy usage by telling residents not to use electric stoves and extinguishing lights on building facades and billboards.
December 19, 2020: ARK Winter Wonderland 5 is underway, and survivors have lots of questions about GachaClaus, RaptorClaus, Mistletoe and more. Learn about those topics and get the updated spawn codes you seek.
December 18, 2020: Friends of the Earth calls for end to such excavation in England after unanimous decision on Dewley Hill siteA decision by planners to block a new opencast coal mine in north-east England should “bring down the curtain” on such sites, Friends of the Earth have said.After a three-hour hearing on Friday, Newcastle...
December 17, 2020: China has officially blocked coal imports from Australia after months of vague restrictions. For Australia, the world’s largest coal exporter, the decision is a gut punch.
December 15, 2020: At least six new or expanded mines could be built as a new conservative provincial government aims to increase coal production for exportWith the price of Western Canadian oil languishing around 5 a barrel and Canadian oil sands companies hemorrhaging both workers and money, the province of Alberta sees its future i...
December 14, 2020: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice is getting the COVID vaccine today. West Virginia's miners, though, will have to wait for months.
December 10, 2020: President Donald Trump promised he would save the US coal industry. But as his tenure winds down, the industry is struggling through some of its darkest days, plagued by falling demand, bankruptcies and job losses.
December 8, 2020: China and North Korea could be defying international sanctions on North Korean coal and engaging in trade without concealing the activity, according to a recent press report.
December 5, 2020: China's state TV says at least 18 coal miners have been killed by high levels of carbon monoxide in the country's southwest.
December 4, 2020: Two additional coal companies this week filed for bankruptcy as the coronavirus pandemic accelerates an already existing decline in the industry. White Stallion Energy LLC and Lighthouse Resources Inc. filed for chapter 11 protection Wednesday...
December 1, 2020: A recent government report called the mine safety standard regulating deadly silica dust out