• New Coal Revolution May Change Everything

    • Date: 06/06/17
    • Nikkei Asian Review

    TOKYO — Fresh technology developed in Japan may be about to swing the global energy pendulum back toward coal, by turning the old fossil fuel into a much cleaner energy source. With India and other emerging economies expected to increase their use of the still-abundant black rock, the new technology could help keep their carbon […]

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  • US Power Producers Switch Back To Cheaper Coal

    • Date: 05/06/17
    • Reuters

    A shift in relative prices has spurred a modest shift in power generation away from natural gas and back towards coal. U.S. natural gas prices have tumbled by more than 10 percent since late May as hedge funds start to liquidate a near-record bullish position accumulated in the expectation of a tighter market that failed […]

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  • Bjorn Lomborg: A Path Forward After The Failed Kyoto-Paris Approach

    • Date: 03/06/17
    • Bjorn Lomborg, The Globe and Mail

    The Kyoto-Paris approach has failed. Now is time to finally stop trying to make fossil fuels too expensive to use, and instead invest in the research needed to make green energy too cheap for the entire world to resist. Like the Kyoto Protocol before it, the drastically over-hyped Paris climate treaty has fallen victim to […]

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  • The First Impact of the Climate Deal Withdrawal

    • Date: 03/06/17
    • The American Interest

    The real, measurable impacts of Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement are going to be few and far between, but the first one we’ve seen thus far has been a drop in the price of oil. This won’t hurt Trump with his voters: market participants think that the U.S. will now […]

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  • U.S. Shale Booms And Depresses Oil Prices Again

    • Date: 01/06/17
    • John Kemp, Reuters

    U.S. oil production continues to rise relentlessly, frustrating efforts by OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporters to rebalance the global market and secure an increase in the price of crude. After a devastating slump in 2015 and 2016, the U.S. oil industry has returned to strong growth, with drilling and output rising rapidly (tmsnrt.rs/2qJXDCG). U.S. production […]

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  • Game Over: Even If OPEC Wins It Loses

    • Date: 29/05/17
    • Joe Chidley, Financial Post

    OPEC looks like it’s playing to neither win nor lose. The game is over. It surprised no one, but disappointed many. Last week, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to extend the production limits it brought in last November for another nine months; the largest non-OPEC producer, Russia, also signed on for the […]

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  • Are White House Officials Planning To Kill Coal?

    • Date: 27/05/17
    • CNN Money

    President Trump has painted himself as the savior of America’s coal industry and the countless miners who have been crushed by its demise. The comments by his chief economic adviser, however, sound like they were written by President Obama’s speechwriters, not Trump’s.   “For those miners, get ready because you’re going to be working your […]

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  • China On Verge Of Mass Production Of New Nuclear Reactors

    • Date: 26/05/17
    • Nasdaq

    Government-run China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) is ready to put its new third-generation reactor known as the Hualong One into “bulk construction”, the company’s vice-president Yu Peigen said on Wednesday. The dome for the fifth reactor at Fuqing is lifted on Thursday morning. /CNNC Photo Speaking at a briefing to mark the installation of the […]

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