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1. Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
(Feed Articles / REW - Bioenergy News)
Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year. ...
... to Build Coal Plants appeared first on IER.  ...
3. The Latest Sign That Coal Is Getting Killed
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Coal is having a hard time lately. U.S. power plants are switching to natural gas, environmental restrictions are kicking in, and the industry is being derided as the world's No. 1 climate ...
4. Germany Gives Dirtiest Coal Plants Six Years for Phase Out
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German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said 13 percent of power stations burning lignite, a cheap form of coal, would be phased out by 2021 under a program to cut power industry pollution. The government ...
5. Australia’s Biggest Power Producer Sees Future without Coal
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Australia’s largest electricity producer committed to close its coal-fired power plants within 35 years as part of an effort to cut the nation’s dependence on the fossil fuel. ...
6. India Cuts Back on Nuclear Power Plants; Will Likely Turn to Coal
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India signed the Paris Accord, but it is already cutting back on its plans for nuclear power, which produces no... The post India Cuts Back on Nuclear Power Plants; Will Likely Turn to Coal appeared first ...
Carbon capture could help the nation’s coal plants reduce greenhouse gas emissions, yet economic challenges are part of the reason the technology isn’t widely used today. That could change ...
Coal-fired electricity generation is far cleaner today than ever before. The popular misconception that our air quality is getting worse... The post Cleaned-Up Coal and Clean Air: Facts About Air Quality ...
9. Coal company sues John Oliver for being John Oliver
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A U.S. coal company is firing back at John Oliver after the Last Week Tonight host slammed its CEO in a June 18 show. On Wednesday, Murray Energy filed suit against Oliver, HBO, and Time Warner for defamation. ...
10. Despite the Paris Accord, India and Pakistan Will Continue to Use Coal
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Pakistan’s Water and Power Ministry is committed to building as many as 12 new coal-fired power plants over the next 15... The post Despite the Paris Accord, India and Pakistan Will Continue to Use Coal ...
The President announced on Tuesday, March 28th at the Environmental Protection Agency his new Executive Order based on protecting 75,000 US coal jobs by threatening over 3 million US clean energy jobs. ...
12. Rocky Mountain Power to Test Biomass That May Cut Coal Use
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Rocky Mountain Power, a unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will test a new biomass fuel that may reduce the amount of coal being burned by power plants.   ...
13. How Far Can Technology Go To Stave Off Climate Change?
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The U.S. now has two coal-burning power plants that avoid dumping carbon dioxide into the air. Petra Nova in Texas and Kemper in Mississippi use technology to stop CO2 in the smokestack ...
14. How Far Can Technology Go To Stave Off Climate Change?
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The U.S. now has two coal-burning power plants that avoid dumping carbon dioxide into the air. Petra Nova in Texas and Kemper in Mississippi use technology to stop CO2 in the smokestack ...
15. Renewables have the economic advantage over fossil fuels
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... of coal and gas power plants, so the entire economics of fossil fuel power generation will unravel.The cheapest way of generating energy today is to use renewable fuels - and the authors of a new analysis ...
16. Warming climate likely to have 'minor' impact on power plant output
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Future climate warming will likely cause only minor cuts in energy output at most U.S. coal- or gas-fired power plants, a new Duke University study finds.The study -- the first of its kind based on real-world ...
17. China Won’t Waste Its Time on Wind Power
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China is building coal-fired plants (about one every 2 days)[i] and nuclear plants to supply its energy needs, but has... The post China Won’t Waste Its Time on Wind Power appeared first on IER.  ...
18. Job Losses from Coal Closures Dwarf Gains from Wind Industry
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As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threatens to shut down vast amounts of coal power plants, the federal government continues... The post Job Losses from Coal Closures Dwarf Gains from Wind ...
19. Fracking helping utilities reduce reliance on coal
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When you flip on a light switch, odds are, you're burning coal. But as the fracking boom continues to unleash huge quantities of natural gas, the nation's electric grid is changing. Power plants ...
20. Australia’s Biggest Power Producer Sees Future without Coal
(Feed Articles / REW - Bioenergy News)
Australia’s largest electricity producer committed to close its coal-fired power plants within 35 years as part of an effort to cut the nation’s dependence on the fossil fuel. ...
21. EPA Rules Bring Pink Slips to a Town Near You
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Earlier this month, employees at coal plants in West Virginia, Ohio, and Indiana received notices from American Electric Power that... The post EPA Rules Bring Pink Slips to a Town Near You appeared first ...
22. As U.S. Shutters Coal Plants, China and Japan are Building Them
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China and Japan have plans to build massive amounts of coal-fired power plants, while the United States is not only... The post As U.S. Shutters Coal Plants, China and Japan are Building Them appeared ...
23. Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
(Feed Articles / REW - Bioenergy News)
Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year. ...
24. New EPA Standards Label Toxic Coal Ash Non-Hazardous
(Feed Articles / NPR - Environment News)
Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste. ...
25. Will more use of natural gas minimize or exacerbate climate change?
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Natural gas power plants produce substantial amounts of gases that lead to global warming. Replacing old coal-fired power plants with new natural gas plants could cause climate damage to increase over ...
26. Are Environmental Regulations Causing US Utility Bills to Surge?
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U.S. electricity markets face years of higher prices as clean-air regulations shut more coal-fired power plants than earlier forecast, cutting supply and forcing producers to rely more on natural gas ...
27. Over 60% of Africans without Power – Will Build Coal Power Plants
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President Obama wants to control the use of coal abroad for electricity generation, but he is meeting with opposition. From... The post Over 60% of Africans without Power – Will Build Coal Power ...
28. Tensions Stir At EPA Hearings On New Emission Rules
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As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country where coal industry advocates made their concerns known. ...
29. Tensions Stir At EPA Hearings On New Emission Rules
(Feed Articles / NPR - Environment News)
As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country where coal industry advocates made their concerns known. ...
30. Japan Calls US Emissions Plan a Bold Step Away From Coal
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Japan said the U.S.’s proposed cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions from its power plants is a bold step to tackle climate change.
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