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Global Markets: World Coal Association calls for greater investment in cleaner coal technologies

LONDON – The World Coal Association (“WCA”) today called for greater investment in cleaner coal technologies, in order to meet growing global energy demand and reduce CO2 emissions. 569 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Coal Markets: India demand for coking coal to rocket

BHP Billiton has predicted a booming market for its Australian metallurgical coal operations as India begins to suck in imports for its fast-growing steel industry. 637 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Coal industry accuses UN climate chief of 'ignoring reality'

Resource: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/02/coal-industry-un-climate-chief-ignoring-reality

The head of the World Coal Association (WCA) has accused Christiana Figueres, UN climate chief, of ‘ignoring reality’. She called for the closure of all low-efficiency subcritical plants, a roll out of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and a collective decision to leave most coal reserves in the ground. 335 more words


The Coal Industry’s New-Found Aggression

The tobacco industry sells the only legal product that, when used as directed, causes death — and for that, they have rightfully earned the highest level of our contempt.  211 more words

Renewable Energy

That Silly Coal Speech - Part 2

In the National Post today I argue that the extreme anti-coal stance of UN officials and green activists harms both people and the environment.

Last week, … 662 more words

Ethical & Philosophical