Coal & Gas

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Renewable Energy Target review – experts respond

The review of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) has recommended deep cuts to the scheme. If implemented by the government…AuthorsEditor at The ConversationEditor at The ConversationInterviewedSustainable Energy & Climate Researcher at RMIT Un ... [Published Conversation AU - 17 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Forward-Looking Analyses are Key to Comparing Clean Energy Benefits

Source: Kuebi, Armin KübelbeckGood science should spark debate. It’s the nature of the field, after all. You ask questions, search for data and then debate what it means or what actions the data should spur. Such a debate is underway now, and it is adding ... [Published Environmental Defense - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Coal, Amory Lovins, Emission
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

The writing's on the wall, now act on it!

News stories are circulating about a draft IPCC climate science report – a summary report for policymakers – which condenses three full reports of climate research. The summary report will officially be released in early November, but the bottom line ... [Published Greenpeace USA - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Coal and gas companies to bear costs of disputes with landowners

COAL and gas companies who want to explore on farms and rural properties will have to bear all costs of the arbitration of access disputes with landowners, as part of an overhaul of the process that the state government will implement. COAL and gas companies ... [Published Newcastle Herald - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Is the RET a market-distorting subsidy?

*This article is part of the Climate Institute's  RET fact-check page . The think-tank will be updating the page regularly as the debate about Australia's renewables target unfolds in coming weeks, with the government's RET Review panel expected to publish ... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

‘Underestimated’ coal emissions rising 4% per year – study

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 ByNew research, , argues that the international community is underestimating the so-called committed emissions because it takes into account emissions from coal and gas sector in the year in which they occur, but this estimate ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Coal, Emission, Fossil Fuel
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Is Coal winning the energy battle?

Guest essay by Mike Jonas In an absurd article “Full extent of global coal ‘binge’ is hidden, say researchers“, the BBC’s Matt McGrath argues that instead of modelling actual and expected CO2 emissions from coal and gas power plants, it should all be ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Stocks End Mostly Lower; Yellen Speech, Ukraine Eyed

Stocks were mostly lower today after Fed Chair Janet Yellen and ECB head Mario Draghi's speeches in Jackson Hole and renewed worries over Ukraine. Janet Yellen told a central banking conference this morning that the jobs market has improved greatly over ... [Published FFOG.Net - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 4 reports

US power producer Dynegy to acquire 19 new plants for $6.25 bn

US power producer Dynergy Inc has signed two separate agreements to acquire 19 power plants tht would add  12,500 MW of coal and gas generation, from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners (ECP), almost doubling its existing portfolio to nearly 26,000 ... [Published domain-b - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 15 reports

Dynegy eyeing $6.3bn assets

NEW YORK: Electricity company Dynegy yesterday said it would nearly double its power-generation capacity through a pair of acquisitions with Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners worth $6.25 billion.Under the deals, Dynegy will buy coal and gas generation ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Tidal array project funding boost

Work is due to start in Q4 this year on what its backers are calling the world’s biggest tidal array after its owners agreed a £50 million funding package from the Scottish and UK Governments and the UK's Crown Estate.The MeyGen project, owned by UK-listed ... [Published Offshore Engineer - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

STOCKS FINISH MIXED AFTER YELLEN SPEAKS: Here's What You Need To Know

First, the scoreboard:And now, the top stories on Friday:1. Janet Yellen spoke in Jackson Hole, and her speech was primarily concerned with the labor market, which she said still hasn't recovered from the financial crisis. Yellen said that while several ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 22 2014]

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"The difference is likely to be pretty small in the scheme of things. As other commentators have pointed out, Deloitte’s pessimistic forecast still only adds up to an extra 50 cents a week for the average household."
Dr George Crisp is a Perth GP, co-founder of " GreenPractice ", a project to improve sustainability in healthcare, and national committee member of Doctors for the Environment Australia."
Quinn talks like someone who should be opposed to fracking. He calls climate change the great challenge of our time. He admits , "A region's economic and environmental strength is based on the availability of clean water." But Quinn's attempt to launch fracking contradicts everything he claims to stand for
"Artificially low wholesale electricity prices can distort investment decisions in the electricity market and are unlikely to be sustained in the long term. Over time, all other things being equal, wholesale electricity prices could be expected to rise to better reflect the cost of generating electricity" it says

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Explainer: How the Renewable Energy Target revi... [Published World News Australia - 3 hours ago]
Reducing the RET will cost Australians' health [Published ABC Online - 3 hours ago]
Forward-Looking Analyses are Key to Comparing C... [Published Environmental Defense - 5 hours ago]
More Power Plants Changing Hands: Duke, Exelon,... [Published Power Magazine - 5 hours ago]
June quarter results overview: What lies beneath? [Published Livemint.com - 8 hours ago]
The writing's on the wall, now act on it! [Published Greenpeace USA - 8 hours ago]
SC’s coal block allotments order spooks ongoing... [Published Livemint.com - 8 hours ago]
Powering the World’s Poorer Economies: A Respon... [Published Greentech Media - 9 hours ago]
Governor Quinn Has Baghdad Bob Moment During Fr... [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
Texas and Germany: Energy Twins? [Published Power Magazine - 10 hours ago]
Australia’s oil dependency is rising [Published The Australian - 12 hours ago]
Mark Udall’s Wife Partners with Leonardo DiCapr... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 14 hours ago]
Coal and gas companies to bear costs of dispute... [Published Newcastle Herald - 14 hours ago]
The writing's on the wall, now act on it! [Published Greenpeace news - 15 hours ago]
The writing's on the wall, now act on it! [Published The Greenpeace weblog - 15 hours ago]
Renewable Energy Target review – experts respond [Published Conversation AU - 17 hours ago]
Review calls for Renewable Energy Target cuts: ... [Published Conversation AU - 18 hours ago]
RET Review panel calls for large-scale, solar s... [Published Renew Economy - 18 hours ago]
Renewable energy review backs scheme's closure [Published Guardian.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Is the RET a market-distorting subsidy to renew... [Published Renew Economy - 22 hours ago]
Is the RET a market-distorting subsidy? [Published Business Spectator - Aug 28 2014]
Climate change drove me to politics: Janet Rice [Published ABC Online - Aug 28 2014]
Clean energy opponents acting in self-interest [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 28 2014]
Gloomy solar outlook [Published Border Watch - Aug 28 2014]
Viable land acquisition policy [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 28 2014]
‘Underestimated’ coal emissions rising 4% per y... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 27 2014]
Is Coal winning the energy battle? [Published Watts Up With That? - Aug 27 2014]
Calpine to Buy Exelon's 809 MW Combined-Cycle P... [Published Zacks.com - Aug 26 2014]
Global coal 'binge' missed in data [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
Malaysia's changing power sector [Published Power Engineering International - Aug 26 2014]
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Mark Udall’s Wife Partners with Leonardo DiCapr... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 14 hours ago]
Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall’s (Colo.) wife called for a carbon tax while appearing in a new anti-oil video produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. “People are ready for conversation,” says Maggie Fox, Udall’s wife and former president of Al Gore’s Climate ...
The writing's on the wall, now act on it! [Published Greenpeace news - 15 hours ago]
News stories are circulating about a draft IPCC climate science report – a summary report for policymakers – which condenses three full reports of climate research. The summary report will officially be released in early November, but the bottom ...
The writing's on the wall, now act on it! [Published The Greenpeace weblog - 15 hours ago]
News stories are circulating about a draft IPCC climate science report – a summary report for policymakers – which condenses three full reports of climate research. The summary report will officially be released in early November, but the bottom ...
Is Coal winning the energy battle? [Published Watts Up With That? - Aug 27 2014]
Guest essay by Mike Jonas In an absurd article “Full extent of global coal ‘binge’ is hidden, say researchers“, the BBC’s Matt McGrath argues that instead of modelling actual and expected CO2 emissions from coal and gas power plants, it should all be ...
Scotland Is Building The World’s Largest Tidal ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 25 2014]
The Energy Tide 2, the largest tidal energy turbine ever deployed in the U.S., is seen on a barge Monday, June 13, 2011, in Portland, Maine. CREDIT: AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty Scotland is building what it calls the world’s biggest tidal array in the ...
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