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China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

On Dec 17, 2020
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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.

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"China is forcing Australia to confront what many countries are concluding: The coal era is coming to an end," writes Damien Cave. https://t.co/TOqukXZnM1
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China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

China Battles the World’s Biggest Coal Exporter, and Coal Is Losing

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.

Trump wants to ramp up coal. Spain has found a way to quit it.

Trump wants to ramp up coal. Spain has found a way to quit it.

The country is investing $285 million to help the miners left behind — though they are skeptical about the changing economy.

Adani mine: three major insurers to have no further involvement in coal project

Adani mine: three major insurers to have no further involvement in coal project

AXA, Liberty Mutual and HDI will not provide future policies to the Carmichael coalmine after previous cover expires

The future of coal has already been decided in boardrooms around the globe

The future of coal has already been decided in boardrooms around the globe

Strategic decisions are being made on the future of coal, not by the "green left", but by groups united in a single cause — the unbridled pursuit of profit. And the message is clear: it has ...

BP withdraws from industry groups, citing climate disagreements

BP withdraws from industry groups, citing climate disagreements

Oil giant BP has announced that it will withdraw from three US-based industry trade groups due to “differences” over climate change, the Hill reports. It says the groups BP will leave are ...

10 Reasons to Feel Hopeful About Climate Change in 2019

10 Reasons to Feel Hopeful About Climate Change in 2019

Humanity’s on the brink, but signs are emerging that we’ll pull back

Germany exits coal: A model for Asia?

Germany exits coal: A model for Asia?

Germany has announced grand plans of exiting coal and the world will be watching to see if its coal phase out will be a model for the rest of the world, including Asia, to follow.

Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?

Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?

An increasingly outraged public is demanding action in a nation intimately linked to coal mining. The government has responded by threatening a new law to punish protesters.

Coal Country Can Retool Itself To The New Energy Future

Coal Country Can Retool Itself To The New Energy Future

Coal Country must redefine itself in the new energy and economic future. They must move away from a single-industry economy toward more a diversified, sustainable economy that includes ...

Katowice COP24 Notebook: spotlight descends on mining

Katowice COP24 Notebook: spotlight descends on mining

Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the landmark Paris 2015...

No oil, no coal, no future? Are we prepared for a ‘just transition’?

No oil, no coal, no future? Are we prepared for a ‘just transition’?

It is supposed to ease the transfer of workers in high-carbon industries and environment-destroying jobs into cleaner, greener alternatives