More evidence that the Australian and Adani dream of selling coal to India is just a fantasy. India is increasingly shifting towards green energy Simon Mundy of the Financial Times reports that Indian power companies spent much of the past decade rushing to build coal-fired power plants in anticipation of surging electricity demand as economic […]
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Global coal demand will rise for the second year in a row in 2018 as declines in Europe and North America are offset by growth in India and Southeast Asia, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest coal market report, Coal 2018. Air quality and climate policies, coal divestment campaigns, phase-out announcements, declining costs of renewables […]
https://ift.tt/2T7q7FU November 13, 2018 By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) – Natural gas is expected to overtake coal as the world’s second largest energy source after oil by 2030 due to a drive to cut air pollution and the rise in liquefied natural gas (LNG) use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. The Paris-based […]
A new report documents suppression of science, denial of climate change, the silencing and intimidation of staff
This is a tough time to be a federal scientist—or any civil servant in the federal government. The Trump administration is clamping down on science, denying dangerous climate change and hollowing out the workforces of the agencies charged with protecting American health, safety and natural resources.
At the Department of the Interior (DOI), with its mission to conserve and manage America’s natural and cultural resources, the Trump administration’s political appointees are stumbling over one another to earn accolades for disabling agency operations. I should know; I was one of dozens of senior executives targeted by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for reassignment in a staff purge just six months into the new administration.
From that day onward, Zinke and his political staff have consistently sidelined…
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Environmental Groups Claim Coal Killed 7,600 People in Europe in 2016… Can’t Name Any of the Victims. https://ift.tt/2TLMTUh Guest commentary by David Middleton Groups target Europe’s coal companies over harmful emissions FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo a coal-fired power station steams in the cold winter air in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Environmental groups […]
Below is a sample extract from the up coming Elephants of Sumatra – The Final Stand documentary photography book being published in support of the critically endangered sumatran elephants and the various projects we have, projects we support directly in the field or indirectly by other means. The final product will be a 100 page photography documentary book created by Berdiri Founder Bruce Levick based on the back of 3 years in the field documenting the dire situation being faced by the last remaining ELEPHANTS OF SUMATRA. The extract below is from a chapter named “The Projects”, which documents the work being ca