Coal

28/11/16
Author: 
Barry Saxifrage
Prime Minister Trudeau's climate policies are being swamped by his simultaneous push for massive expansions in climate pollution.
 

The numbers speak for themselves. Here they are along with a chart to put them all into context.

14/11/16
Author: 
Nick Fillmore

Sometimes huge issues just slide along under the radar until, all of a sudden, they blow up. The shock can come from a brown envelope slid under a door, a "scoop" in the media, or an opposition politician discovering a serious failure in government.

11/11/16
Author: 
Nika Knight
"This is terrifying for science, research, education, and the future of our planet," one scientist tweeted after the results came in. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Climate change denier promises to bring in new era for coal, pull U.S. out of international climate commitments

Hours after the stunning U.S. presidential election returns showed an avowed climate change denier chosen for the nation's highest office, environmentalists around the world grappled with what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for the planet.

20/10/16
Author: 
Jeff Nagel
Coal loading operations at Westshore Terminals in Delta.— Image Credit: Black Press File Photo
posted Oct 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM
 
A new U.S. coal producer has struck a deal to ship thermal coal by rail through Metro Vancouver.

Lighthouse Resources, the operator of mines in Wyoming and Montana, said it has begun shipments of coal out of Westshore Terminals in Delta to power plants in South Korea after abandoning its push to build a new export terminal in Oregon, where it faced strong opposition.

29/09/16
Author: 
George Monbiot
 The industrial landscape across the Dee estuary. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

It’s a simple choice: stop all fossil fuel prospecting, or break the Paris agreement on climate change.

published in the Guardian 28th Sepetmeber 2016

Do they understand what they have signed? Plainly they do not. Governments like ours, now ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change, haven’t the faintest idea what it means. Either that, or they have no intention of honouring it.

20/06/16
Author: 
Nadia Prupis
Peabody gave money to at least two dozen companies including trade associations, lobbying groups, conservative think tanks, and other organizations. (Photo: Shubert Ciencia/flickr/cc)

'These groups collectively are the heart and soul of climate denial'

Peabody Energy, the largest coal producer in the U.S., funded dozens of groups spreading skepticism about climate change, according to new figures that reportedly surprised even environmental advocates with their scale.

16/05/16
Author: 
Peter Julian
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PARLIAMENT of CANADA
 
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e-186 (Environmental assessment and review)

42nd Parliament
24/04/16
Author: 
David Biello

[Webpage editor: In the orchestra plays on the Titanic category]:

Can Oil Companies Save the World from Global Warming?

Oil firms might pay to use CO2 emissions from power plants, but low petroleum prices could doom the effort

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11/04/16
Author: 
Tom Randall

[Webpage: Note that this artticle refers to new investment.]

 

Wind and solar have grown seemingly unstoppable.

While two years of crashing prices for oil, natural gas, and coal triggered dramatic downsizing in those industries, renewables have been thriving. Clean energy investment broke new records in 2015 and is now seeing twice as much global funding as fossil fuels.

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