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The World Is Building 1600 New Coal Plants in 2017

The environmental lobby is not grasping the world needs energy to move on from third world status and the Paris Climate Accord is absolete. 327 more words


South Korea's president vows to end reliance on nuclear power -- The Telegraph

” South Korea will abandon nuclear energy amid to concerns over a Fukushima-style disaster and instead focus on renewable energy sources, the country’s president said yesterday. 479 more words

Fukushima Daiichi

Mining Review: New Urgewald database reveals world’s biggest coal plant developers

Mining Review: New Urgewald database reveals world’s biggest coal plant developers. “Previous in-depth research completed by Urgewald played a key role in initiating the coal divestment actions of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and the insurance corporation Allianz. 27 more words

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the economics of Australian coal

Despite being one of the most well positioned countries in the world to produce energy from renewable sources, solar power especially, Australian federal government is refusing to give up coal. 447 more words


Coal Plants have a Significant Impact on Air Quality and Health: Incomplete Facts Don't Change the Truth

It is a sad statement of our times that in the middle of an important public health debate, the National Post has printed a commentary that muddies the water with incomplete facts and misleading information about coal plants, air pollution and human health ( 576 more words

Climate Change

We Energies to idle one of its coal plants for half the year

The plant hasn’t been called on much during the spring and fall in recent years, utility spokesman Brian Manthey said. The reason: in the wholesale power market, natural-gas-burning plants are called on first because the fuel is cheaper than coal.

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Ontario’s Coal Plant Phase-out Produced Many Health and Environmental Benefits

On January 17, 2017, industry think-tank the Fraser Institute released a new report, Did the Coal Phase-out Reduce Ontario Air Pollution? which suggests that coal plants across Canada should not be phased out based on its assertion that Ontario’s phase-out did not significantly reduce air pollution (Fraser Institute, 2017). 1,208 more words

Climate Change