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Will Australia be the great coal defender at Lima climate talks

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Australia heads to major climate negotiations in the wake of high level defence of its coal industry

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Carbon capture and storage research budget slashed despite PM’s coal focus

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Tony Abbott has trumpeted coal as the foundation of Australia’s energy needs but CCS programs have lost $460m in funding

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Mining companies lobby G20 leaders to back coal as future of energy

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PR campaign aims to convince world leaders that coal-fired power offers the solution to ‘energy poverty’ in developing countries

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Tony Abbott’s ‘coal is good’ line is familiar, and troubling

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The Australian prime minister is contradicting other world leaders to echo the coal industry’s own PR message

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In Kentucky’s Senate race, coal is where the heart is

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Coal has assumed out-sized importance in the upcoming election as a devastating sequence of mine shut downs and job losses in eastern Kentucky have put the region up for grabs

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Nuclear scare stories are a gift to the truly lethal coal industry

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Coal is a much nastier power source than the one we have chosen to fear in a deadly form of displacement activity . . . → Read More: Nuclear scare stories are a gift to the truly lethal coal industry

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Solar and wind power battle with coal in South Africa

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Entrenched political interests are fighting to expand coal’s role in the national economy despite the promise of renewable energy, reports Yale Environment 360 . . . → Read More: Solar and wind power battle with coal in South Africa

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British banks among world’s biggest lenders to coal industry, report finds

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RBS tops UK list with lending €5bn for coal-mining operations, followed by Barclays and HSBC . . . → Read More: British banks among world’s biggest lenders to coal industry, report finds

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UN climate chief says coal can be part of global warming solution

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Christiana Figueres says the coal industry has ‘the opportunity to be part of the worldwide climate solution’ but it must change

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Bankrolling Climate Change: New Study Ranks Top 20 Financiers of Coal Industry

Durban – Four NGOs – the German environment organization urgewald, the South African social and environmental justice organizations groundWork and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, and the international network BankTrack – presented new research on the portfolios of the world’s leading banks. The study “Bankrolling Climate Change” examines commercial banks’ lending for the coal industry and provides the first comprehensive climate ranking for financial institutions.

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