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reuters.com - Una Galani - India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
Reuters

MUMBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) - India is part of the global climate solution, not just part of a dirty problem to be fixed. That's the grand message Prime Minister Narendra Modi might prefer to emphasise when he attends read more the…

reuters.com - China NDRC studying mechanism to stabilise coal prices over long-run
China NDRC studying mechanism to stabilise coal prices over long-run
Reuters

SINGAPORE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - China's top economic planner said on Tuesday it was studying a mechanism to stabilise coal prices over the long run, in its latest move to cool the red-hot market. The National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) is…

reuters.com - Clyde Russell - Column: China's physical coal prices tell different story to futures
Column: China's physical coal prices tell different story to futures
Reuters

LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 26 (Reuters) - China's coal futures have slumped about 35% from their recent record high, a move that looks dramatic but is actually a long way from what is needed to provide relief from the country's energy crisis. The…

cnn.com - By: CNN  - Australia pledges net zero emissions by 2050. But their coal industry is booming - CNN Video
Australia pledges net zero emissions by 2050. But their coal industry is booming - CNN Video
CNN

Ending the use of coal is among the stated objectives of the COP26 climate summit but, in Australia, the export industry is booming. The world's second-largest coal seller is raking in profits amid a global energy crunch. CNN's Anna Coren looks at…

bbc.co.uk - Jessica Bateman - The end of the world's capital of brown coal
The end of the world's capital of brown coal
BBC

Germany is slowly shuttering its prolific lignite mines, which produce the least efficient type of coal. The ghostly towns in the mines' shadows may hold a lesson for how to move on. I'm standing in the middle of Old Manheim village, but my phone…

phys.org - Science X staff - Environmentally hazardous coal waste diminished by citric acid
Environmentally hazardous coal waste diminished by citric acid
Phys.org

In one of nature's unexpected bounties, a harmless food-grade solvent has been used to extract highly sought rare-earth metals from coal ash, reducing the amount of ash without damaging the environment and at the same time increasing an important…

cnbc.com - Saheli Roy Choudhury - China needs more coal to avert a power crisis - but it's not likely to turn to Australia for supply
China needs more coal to avert a power crisis - but it's not likely to turn to Australia for supply
CNBC

China is facing its worst power crisis in years due to a coal shortage. Australia has the coal Beijing needs, but the world's second-largest economy is unlikely to reverse an unofficial ban on Australian coal imports anytime soon, analysts told…

theconversation.com - John Quiggin - Between the lines, Morrison's plan has coal on the way out, with the future bright
Between the lines, Morrison's plan has coal on the way out, with the future bright
The Conversation

The most striking feature of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's long-term emissions reduction plan outlined on Tuesday is not the long-telegraphed commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050, or the promise of a A$20 billion clean energy program (around…

reuters.com - Aaron Sheldrick - Oil takes breather after latest charge amid tight market
Oil takes breather after latest charge amid tight market
Reuters

TOKYO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday, taking a breather from a sustained rally driven by strong demand in the United States, the world's biggest consumer of oil and its products. Brent crude was down 20 cents or 0.2% at…

rappler.com - Reuters - Vietnam calls for domestic coal production boost
Vietnam calls for domestic coal production boost
Rappler

Against a backdrop of global calls to phase out fossil fuels to help reduce global greenhouse emissions, Vietnam wants to boost domestic coal production as it grows more reliant on imports. The Southeast Asian country turned from a net coal…

nytimes.com - Damien Cave - Australia Pledges 'Net Zero' Emissions by 2050. Its Plan Makes That Hard to Believe.
Australia Pledges 'Net Zero' Emissions by 2050. Its Plan Makes That Hard to Believe.
The New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — After months of debate and delay, the Australian government on Tuesday promised to reach “net zero” emissions by 2050, unveiling a plan built on hope and investment in low-emissions technologies. Promising…

rappler.com - Reuters - China to investigate energy index providers in bid to tame coal prices
China to investigate energy index providers in bid to tame coal prices
Rappler

China said on Monday, October 25, it will investigate energy price index providers as it urged coal industry participants to 'strictly' meet contractual obligations, in its latest bid to tame prices that have hit record highs. The most-active…

todayonline.com - China coking coal futures fluctuate wildly on market intervention fears
China coking coal futures fluctuate wildly on market intervention fears
TODAY

Dalian coking coal and coke futures moved in and out of positive territory on Tuesday, mirroring market unease over regulatory intervention in China to tame surging prices of coal in particular.

standard.co.uk - Laura Sharman - Australia commits to net zero by 2050 but won't end coal production
Australia commits to net zero by 2050 but won't end coal production
Evening Standard

Australia will commit to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not legislate the goal and instead rely on consumers and companies to drive emission reductions. The adoption of the target will ease international criticism after…

newschainonline.com - The Newsroom - UK Government urged to help secure Wales's coal tips to avoid future disasters
UK Government urged to help secure Wales's coal tips to avoid future disasters
NewsChain

The UK Government is facing fresh calls for funding to help secure Wales's coal tips and avoid future disasters. First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford wants Boris Johnson to commit to long-term investment in coal tip safety which would…

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