Biomass that's been through a torrefaction process could do the same duty as coal, with far less water use and less pollution.
The damage to coal ash sites from Hurricane Florence demonstrates how a community's vulnerability to natural disasters is closely linked to how stringent environmental regulations are.
New coal mining operations could threaten
South Africa's Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.
The case for pragmatism, not dogma.
Trump's energy plan may meet the letter of the law but the Affordable Clean Energy Plan reflects the administration's clear agenda to move slowly or not at all on climate change.
The Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Plan would help the declining coal industry, but a study shows many coal workers could transition to a new industry – solar – and earn more money.
South Africa's new energy plan is set to be announced.
If there were enough floor-crossers to sink the package's emissions reduction legislation, that would effectively (though not literally) amount to a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister.
“We won't support a scheme that leaves the states in the dark and leaves us all hostage to the extremists in Turnbull's party room,” D'Ambrosio will say.
Australia needs to accelerate its transition to clean energy, and not prolong the use of high-polluting, coal-fired infrastructure. Otherwise it risks missing out on an economic windfall.
To make a concession to the coal lobby would flout the technology-neutral foundation of the NEG and have much more serious implications than throwing in some money to boost the GST pool.
After the G7 fiasco, it's clear that a trade war is in the making. US justifications of "national security concerns" for its tariffs suggest a legitimate target for EU countermeasures: coal.
There is simply no credible evidence supporting the contention that America is experiencing a grid emergency.
Study finds that coal pollution in China is leading to people getting significant levels of mercury poisoning from rice.
In the abstract, this near-mythic figure represents bravery, hard work and manliness.
The federal government is confident that states will sign up to the National Energy Guarantee, with a final decision now timetabled for August.
AGL has announced plans to use coal to make hydrogen fuel at its Loy Yang A station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley. Wait, isn't coal made of carbon, not hydrogen? Yes, but here's how the process works.
Government pressure on AGL to keep its Liddell power plant open past 2022 ignores the sensible, cost-effective plan to replace it.
Another tumultuous week in politics saw the appearance of the "Monash Forum", more speculation about the 30th Newspoll and the Greens proposing a people's bank.
Many among the public will discount Abbott's activities as just his usual trouble-making. The noise, however, reinforces the general impression of a fractured government.