Europe’s largest bank won’t fund new coal power plants, oil sands and arctic drilling, except in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam.
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Coal, which fueled the world’s biggest economies for more than a century, is increasingly losing out to renewables.
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Bob Murray, CEO of Murray Energy Corp., has a novel idea to save U.S. coal: buy the stuff himself.
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Solar made up 57% of last year’s total for all renewables (excluding large hydro) of $279.8 billion. It also towered above new investment in coal and gas generation capacity, estimated at $103 billion.
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Cobalt, nickel still on the boil, but gloomier outlook reflected in copper price and fall in market value of top mining companies during first quarter.
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Production growth to slow down in coming months, analyst says.
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French power company Engie SA is closing all of its coal-fired power plants in the country. It plans to replace the capacity with renewable energy.
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Queensland’s resources sector is powering jobs growth across the State with Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing an increase of close to 10,000 jobs in the February quarter.
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