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14/4/2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident to switch the nation to renewables. A new energy plan ...   
4/4/2014
Pushing the needle back on billowing carbon dioxide emissions may be necessary to avoid catastrophic warming. But for those who are squeamish about drastically engineering the climate by seeding algae blooms or spraying aerosols to form clouds, ...   
31/3/2014
In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States. In Kemper County, Mississippi, the same company is pioneering a ...   
17/3/2014
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? | Photo, National Geographic
Coal provides 40 percent of the world's electricity. It produces 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. It kills thousands a year in mines, many more with polluted air. Environmentalists say that clean coal is a myth. Of course it is: Just ...   
14/2/2014
IF YOU thought shale gas was a nightmare, you ain't seen nothing yet. A subterranean world of previously ignored reserves is about to be opened up. These are the vast coal deposits that have proved unreachable by conventional mining, along with ...   
29/1/2014
While President Obama did not mention coal Tuesday night, it nevertheless played a central role in his State of the Union address. You could tell by the way he talked about climate change. "The debate is settled," he said. "Climate change is a ...   
13/1/2014
Politically contentious as ever, climate change is back in the headlines, as a brutal, deep and prolonged southward shift in the polar vortex has put much of the continental U.S. in a deep freeze. In stark contrast, people living in the Southern ...   
25/12/2013
In its latest Medium-Term Coal Market Report the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts a slowing of coal demand growth but no retreat in its global use. That won’t surprise energy realists, but the item I wasn’t expecting was the reference ...   
16/12/2013
Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependency on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (www.iea.org) (IEA) says in its annual Medium-Term Coal Market Report ...   
23/11/2013
ION Engineering CEO Alfred Brown stands in the pilot machine his company has created to separate carbon dioxide from industrial emissions. (Erin Hull, The Denver Post)Related StoriesNov 24:Buildup of CO2 in atmosphere tied to use of fossil ...   
22/11/2013
While I was in Beijng last month to talk about online communication and climate change at a conference organized by Yale and Renmin University, I visited with Zou Ji, the deputy director of China’s National Center for Climate Change ...   
17/11/2013
A coal summit has opened in Warsaw, down the road from UN climate talks. Poland stands accused of thumbing its nose at efforts to cut emissions by encouraging use of the most carbon-intense fuel. The BBC's Matt McGrath examined whether the ...   
25/10/2013
One of the most eye-catching components of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPPC) latest report - besides the grave warnings of serious and escalating climate risks - was the decision to include a detailed carbon budget showing ...   
10/10/2013
The number of large-scale projects to capture and bury carbon dioxide has fallen to 65 from 75 over the past year, a worldwide survey has found, despite a consensus among scientists and engineers that the so-called carbon capture and ...   
30/9/2013
Plans to burn Britain's large reserves of coal to produce gas for power plants may wait for years because of concerns about climate change and a public perception that the technology is similar to fracking.Cluff Resources, one of the ...   
8/9/2013
In July 2011, GE cancelled its agreement with the University of Wyoming to build a $100 million coal gasification test facility for Powder River Basin coals. Commenting on this setback on Wyoming PBS six months later, then-UW President Tom ...   
17/8/2013
THERE is an indisputable elegance to the idea of transforming garbage into fuel, of turning icky, smelly detritus into something valuable. But big drawbacks have prevented the wholesale adoption of trash-to-gas technology in the United ...   
13/8/2013
Citizens in Logansport, Indiana, are fighting a proposal to build the country’s largest trash incinerator in their town. Logansport, population 20,000, is located in Cass County in the north-central part of Indiana, on the Wabash River, ...   
1/7/2013
The cost to finish building Southern Co's controversial coal-gasification power plant in Kemper County, Mississippi, may increase by at least $160 million to $4.5 billion or more, or more than double initial cost estimates, the company said in a ...   
28/6/2013
Compton Martin is not the most obvious place to have a conversation about drilling for gas, and what's already happening in US states such as Texas, Oklahoma and Ohio. It sits on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills, in the famously picturesque ...   
26/6/2013
Cut southern yellow pine trees are stacked up outside the first commercial cellulosic biorefinery, KiOR's plant in Mississippi. The wood that once fed paper mills will be chipped up, as seen below, and converted directly into gasoline and diesel ...   
10/5/2013
U.S. natural gas production is booming. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), production grew by 23 percent from 2007 to 2012. Now--with production projected to continue growing in the decades ahead--U.S. lawmakers and ...   
19/3/2013
UK and South Korean researchers will work together to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology after institutions in the two countries yesterday signed a ground-breaking strategic agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding ...   
13/3/2013
NEAL CONAN, HOST: This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan, in Washington. In many parts of the country, coal has been king for many years, but that's changing. Ten years ago, coal fired half the U.S. electrical power plants. Now ...   
2/3/2013
The first warning came in the form of dead fish floating in a river.Then officials in this city got confirmation that a chemical spill had taken place at a fertilizer factory upstream. They shut off the tap water, which sent residents ...   

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