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  • Indigenous people ''under threat'' from Asia clean energy …

    Indigenous people ''under threat'' from Asia clean energy …

     · While renewable energy has a large land footprint, the projects receive government incentives and less scrutiny than fossil-fuel projects such as coal…

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  • Renewables, nuclear, coal and our spiralling baseload …

    Renewables, nuclear, coal and our spiralling baseload …

     · Bjorn Lomborg Lets put our energy into innovation to help fix the planet, 6-73 wrote, Solar panels in some places make cheaper electricity at noon, but at night the cost is infinite.

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  • In Indonesian renewables bill, activists see chance to …

    In Indonesian renewables bill, activists see chance to …

    JAKARTA — Indonesia''s parliament has for the first time prioritized passing new legislation on renewable energy, and activists have seized the opportunity to call for a shift away from coal.

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  • Scott Morrison backs coal wealth for decades to come

    Scott Morrison backs coal wealth for decades to come

    The International Energy Agency last year forecast surging demand for renewable energy compared to coal and gas. "I see solar becoming the new king of the world''s electricity markets. Based on ...

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  • Biden''s climate change plan and the jobs battle of the future

    Biden''s climate change plan and the jobs battle of the future

     · As coal miners are forced to confront an energy transition era that could wipe out their declining industry, decades of generational dependence on fossil fuels and rural communities with …

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  • UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    Most studies estimate that despite inevitable job losses, the transition from coal to renewable energy will result in the net creation of millions of jobs by 2030. But the impact on regional and ...

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  • Biden''s climate change plan and the jobs battle of the future

    Biden''s climate change plan and the jobs battle of the future

     · The Appalachian region experienced three-quarters of the mining job losses in the U.S. in the past decade and approximately 30,000 direct coal mining …

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  • To go electric, America needs more mines. Can it build …

    To go electric, America needs more mines. Can it build …

     · "Renewable energy and electric cars aren''t green if they destroy an important habitat and drive wildlife extinct," said Kelly Fuller, of the Western Watersheds Project, which opposes the ...

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  • Renewables, nuclear, coal and our spiralling baseload …

    Renewables, nuclear, coal and our spiralling baseload …

     · Bjorn Lomborg ("Let''s put our energy into innovation to help fix the planet", 6-7/3) wrote, "Solar panels in some places make cheaper electricity at noon, but at night the cost is infinite."

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  • The curious case of the Cumbrian coal mine: UK decision …

    The curious case of the Cumbrian coal mine: UK decision …

     · The EU Commission document, published after the Brexit deal had been signed, "establishes an ambitious framework for cooperation on renewable energy and tackling climate change." The document outlines that the Brexit deal will be revoked if either party (the UK and Europe) breaches their commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.

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  • Indigenous people under threat from Asia clean energy …

    Indigenous people under threat from Asia clean energy …

     · While renewable energy has a large land footprint, the projects receive government incentives and less scrutiny than fossil-fuel projects such as coal…

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  • Benefits of Renewable Energy Use | Union of Concerned …

    Benefits of Renewable Energy Use | Union of Concerned …

     · Increasing the supply of renewable energy would allow us to replace carbon-intensive energy sources and significantly reduce US global warming emissions. For example, a 2009 UCS analysis found that a 25 percent by 2025 national renewable electricity standard would lower power plant CO2 emissions 277 million metric tons annually by 2025—the equivalent of the annual output from 70 …

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  • EU coal regions: opportunities and challenges ahead | EU …

    EU coal regions: opportunities and challenges ahead | EU …

    Coal still provides 15% of EU power generation. Two thirds of the coal power plants currently operating in Europe are expected to close between 2020 and 2030. Coal power plants in the EU employ around 53,000 people and coal mines 185,000 workers, totalling

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  • Renewable Energy Investment in Australia | Bulletin – …

    Renewable Energy Investment in Australia | Bulletin – …

    Large-scale Renewable Energy Generation Investment Investment in large-scale renewable energy projects increased significantly between 2016 and 2019. It is estimated to have accounted for nearly 5 per cent of non-mining business investment at its recent peak

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  • Wyoming Coal Country Pivots, Reluctantly, to Wind Farms …

    Wyoming Coal Country Pivots, Reluctantly, to Wind Farms …

     · Mr. Gordon welcomes the development of renewable energy, and says he believes climate change is a threat, but also promised this week in his state of the state speech to protect coal…

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  • RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR White …

    RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR White …

    8Renewable energy in the Australian mining sector. example, from $5.54/tonne to $17.03/tonne. Diesel price increases in the last 12 months alone have added $2.77/ tonne to the average cost of metals mining ($0.64/tonne for bauxite, $2.10/tonne for iron ore, $3.99/tonne for …

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  • Revitalizing Coal Communities

    Revitalizing Coal Communities

    In coal communities across the United States, miners are losing their jobs, governments are losing coal-tax revenues, and coal companies are filing for bankruptcy. In light of the changes in the energy sector, organizations—public and private—are working to prevent coal miners from slipping through the cracks.

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  • renewable energy | The Future of Energy

    renewable energy | The Future of Energy

    Renewable energy producers also introduce a whole new way of doing business. Due to their less resource-intensive nature, renewable energy production facilities usually employ fewer workers than a traditional coal or gas fired power plant. "If you think about

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  • President Biden to boost US mining, green energy metals

    President Biden to boost US mining, green energy metals

     · Redman added that phasing out fossil fuels and initiating a just transition to renewable energy are American''s best chance to avoid "climate chaos" and expand economic opportunity in the ...

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  • Energy poverty and the threat to Frydenberg

    Energy poverty and the threat to Frydenberg

    In fact, the threat to Frydenberg is that the states and territories will decide to go it alone with their own clean energy target and hang ... That renewable energy will make up 42 per cent of ...

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  • Thick-skinned Moult works to change Yancoal''s stripes

    Thick-skinned Moult works to change Yancoal''s stripes

     · Yancoal''s mining operations in the Hunter Valley and Central West regions of NSW mean it is a large landowner in regions the state government wants to transform into renewable energy generation ...

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  • Revitalizing Coal Communities

    Revitalizing Coal Communities

    In coal communities across the United States, miners are losing their jobs, governments are losing coal-tax revenues, and coal companies are filing for bankruptcy. In light of the changes in the energy sector, organizations—public and private—are working to prevent coal miners from slipping through the cracks.

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  • Renewable energy sources in the US now outstrip coal

    Renewable energy sources in the US now outstrip coal

    Renewable energy — including not just solar and wind but also water, biomass and geothermal steam — narrowly overtook coal by climbing to 257.53 gigawatts of installed capacity that …

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  • James Cooper: Greener Bitcoin Mining Is a US …

    James Cooper: Greener Bitcoin Mining Is a US …

    In 2019, Bitfury set up mining centers in Paraguay, home to South America''s biggest hydro-electric project – the Itaipu Dam – the world''s largest generator of renewable clean energy.

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  • James Cooper: Greener Bitcoin Mining Is a US …

    James Cooper: Greener Bitcoin Mining Is a US …

    In 2019, Bitfury set up mining centers in Paraguay, home to South America''s biggest hydro-electric project – the Itaipu Dam – the world''s largest generator of renewable clean energy.

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  • Missoula County clamps down on Crypto mining; requires …

    Missoula County clamps down on Crypto mining; requires …

     · New or expanded crypto mining is fine, as long as it brings new renewable energy onto the grid with it." Maneta, the energy conservation and sustainability coordinator for Missoula County, and Jennie Dixon, a county planner, helped research and draft the regulations adopted by the county.

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  • Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable …

    Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable …

     · Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable energy plan from Liberals By Amelia Searson Posted 1 h hour ago Thu Thursday 11 Feb February 2021 at 2:15am, updated 30 m minutes ago Thu ...

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  • The dark side of ''green energy'' and its threat to the …

    The dark side of ''green energy'' and its threat to the …

     · A global look at renewable energy waste streams is sounding the alarm that countries and industry need to prepare now. There is a looming monumental hazardous waste problem once these solar, batteries and windmills reach their end of life.

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  • Mexico was once a climate leader – now it''s betting big on …

    Mexico was once a climate leader – now it''s betting big on …

     · López Obrador has also showed a marked enthusiasm for coal, which produces roughly 9.5% of Mexico''s electricity. In October, he travelled to the coal mining …

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  • Abandoned Mine Lands: Revitalization and Reuse | …

    Abandoned Mine Lands: Revitalization and Reuse | …

     · Renewable energy projects are already in place at hardrock and coal mining sites. These energy projects are powering cleanup activities and generating electricity sold to local utilities. Molycorp, Inc. (Questa, NM): A 1-megawatt concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar facility sits on 20 acres of mine tailing at the Molycorp, Inc. site.

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  • How the race for renewable energy is reshaping global …

    How the race for renewable energy is reshaping global …

    It provides about 20 per cent of energy today, and will have to rise to 50 per cent by 2050, if countries are to meet their climate commitments, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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  • UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    Most studies estimate that despite inevitable job losses, the transition from coal to renewable energy will result in the net creation of millions of jobs by 2030. But the impact on regional and ...

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  • Indigenous people ''under threat'' from Asia clean energy …

    Indigenous people ''under threat'' from Asia clean energy …

     · While renewable energy has a large land footprint, the projects receive government incentives and less scrutiny than fossil-fuel projects such as coal…

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  • Renewable Energy Investment in Australia | Bulletin – …

    Renewable Energy Investment in Australia | Bulletin – …

     · Facilities that still burn coal are rapidly aging into obscurity, with a vast majority of them (88 percent) built between 1950 and 1990. Coal is also facing steep competition from renewables.

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  • UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    UN chief asks for transition from coal to renewable energy

    Most studies estimate that despite inevitable job losses, the transition from coal to renewable energy will result in the net creation of millions of jobs by 2030. But the impact on regional and ...

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  • Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable …

    Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable …

     · Coal plants to close by 2025 under WA election renewable energy plan from Liberals By Amelia Searson Posted 1 h hour ago Thu Thursday 11 Feb February 2021 at 2:15am, updated 30 m minutes ago Thu ...

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  • Energy poverty and the threat to Frydenberg

    Energy poverty and the threat to Frydenberg

    In fact, the threat to Frydenberg is that the states and territories will decide to go it alone with their own clean energy target and hang ... That renewable energy will make up 42 per cent of ...

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  • In Indonesian renewables bill, activists see chance to …

    In Indonesian renewables bill, activists see chance to …

    JAKARTA — Indonesia''s parliament has for the first time prioritized passing new legislation on renewable energy, and activists have seized the opportunity to call for a shift away from coal.

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