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International Energy Agency: coal has surrendered to solar

For the first time since the industrial revolution, coal-fired power will constitute less than 20 per cent of the world’s energy by 2040, according to the annual report by the International Energy Agency. — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/old-king-coal-has-surrendered-to-solar-says-global-power-report-20201013-p564q4.html

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“Too late for gradual transition”: Quiggin calls for coal exit by 2030

A new research paper spells out benefits of a rapid coal phase-out and calls on governments to develop a plan for the transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/too-late-for-gradual-transition-quiggin-calls-for-coal-exit-by-2030/ Pity Doc Doolittle Morrison & Co reaction sphincter tighter than fish’s…so do nothing … Continue reading

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NSW plan for 21 coalmines would create seven years of Nation’s emissions, expert says

..lies, damn lies and Minerals Council… State Minerals Council pushing for projects despite Minerals Council of Australia goal of net-zero emissions — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/28/nsw-plan-for-21-coal-plants-would-create-seven-years-of-nations-emissions-expert-says

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Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report

Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/coal-fired-pollution-killing-800-australians-a-year-report-20200825-p55ozz.html

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World is now shutting down coal plants faster than it’s opening them

That’s good news for global emissions. And the change is not just due to the pandemic, experts say. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/world-global-coal-power-capacity-has-fell-in-2020/12523904

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Solar Surge Is Making Coal Plants Unprofitable in Top Exporter

Even the world’s top coal exporter is struggling to make money from burning the fuel. — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-23/solar-surge-is-making-coal-plants-unprofitable-in-top-exporter

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Australia cannot expect China to import and burn coal it no longer needs | Coal | The Guardian

We have to prepare for this shift and our policymakers need to stop misleading coalmining communities that their exports will go on forever — Read on amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/11/australia-cannot-expect-china-to-import-and-burn-coal-it-no-longer-needs

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‘For climate protesters, we are like filth’: the German village where coal is still king |The Guardian

Europe is going coal-free, but a vast lignite mine is expanding in eastern Germany and coronavirus has delayed new climate laws — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2020/jun/01/climate-protesters-german-village-coal-still-king

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Covert-19: Government stacks Covid Commission with oil and gas mates, cosy deals follow – Michael West

Investigation released today reveals sweetheart deals between Big Mining and the Government — all done under cover of COVID-19. 350.org. — Read on http://www.michaelwest.com.au/covert-19-government-stacks-covid-commission-with-oil-and-gas-mates-cosy-deals-follow/

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Evolution v. addiction Coal

 

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