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Australia Approved Giant Coal Mine

The move comes a week after the conservative government scrapped Australia’s carbon tax.

For a small country, Australia is having a big impact on climate change… 432 more words

Environment

Adani’s ambitious coal mine in Australia faces a formidable opponent—Nemo

It is cast as a fight between a little clownfish and a large, rich corporation. The latter threatens to kill the fish and annihilate its home. 437 more words

Exploring a Real Coal Mine - Appalachia 2014 - Day 5

I will admit that when we gave the kids a list of options about how they could fill their “day off” from their worksites today, I didn’t think visiting a coal museum would be a popular choice. 899 more words

New Forest: mining and pit ponies

I was interested in a recent news item that reported the potential re-opening of mines in Cornwall. The demand for metal in China and the developing world has inflated the price of tin making its recovery more profitable. 547 more words

New Forest Pony

I wasn't going to blog today!

Well, I wasn’t, but I am bored and a few days ago I decided that I was going to send out a random twitter request to ask people for 1 word prompts for 150 word stories. 195 more words

Writing

An Explosive Climate - Soma Coal Mine Disaster

Erdogan crystallised the endemic carelessness so commonly attributed to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey. With a brutally truthful speech. He summated Soma’s coal mine catastrophe into bundled up, aggregate numbers, polished with a sententious throwback to the immemorial lessons of the past. 588 more words

Wondering Quill

India's largest coal company is going shopping—again

Coal India, one of the world’s largest coal producers with a majority stake owned by the Indian government, is on the hunt again.

After years of hits and misses, the mining company recently floated a tender seeking consultants to help it evaluate overseas coal assets. 263 more words