Green Power Plants

2017-11-29T00:43:18+11:00November 24th, 2015|

Humans must drastically curb carbon emissions in the coming decades or face environmental catastrophe, as temperatures are expected to climb to levels that scientists predict would radically alter the earth's climate by the end of the century. Luckily, the transition from an economy powered by coal, gas and oil to one fueled by low-carbon renewables has already

Peabody reaches settlement

2018-05-09T23:22:20+10:00November 17th, 2015|

The world's largest publicly-traded coal company has agreed to make fuller public disclosures about the risks climate change poses to its business in a settlement of charges that it misled investors and the public. Peabody Energy (BTU) reached the settlement after a two-year investigation found the St. Louis-based company's public statements about the potential

The long-term future of Australian coal is drying up

2017-11-22T23:51:20+11:00November 3rd, 2015|

Australia's failure to reassess its commitment to coal will have serious negative consequences, not only for Australia’s economy, but for the health and well being of millions of people and the global environment. Source: The long-term future of Australian coal is drying up

OPEC close to crushing US oil boom

2017-11-22T23:51:22+11:00October 22nd, 2015|

After a year suffering the economic consequences of the oil price slump, OPEC is finally on the cusp of choking off growth in US crude output. Source: OPEC close to crushing US oil boom