News Flash 2015

News Flash December 7 2015

News Flash December 7 2015 PennEnergy 'Clean coal' technology fails to capture world's attention The Kemper County power plant was supposed to be up and running by now, showing the world how to burn coal without spewing climate-warming carbon pollution into the air. Instead, the…
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News Flash October 27 2015

News Flash October 27 2015 Climate Change News Japan bucks trend as G7 quits coal Bloc seen phasing out dirty fuel driven by United States, but Japan remains stubborn advocate says report. The world’s top industrialised countries are shunning new coal-fired power plants and retiring…
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News Flash November 11 2015

News Flash November 11 2015 Bloomberg Business Miners Find $42 Billion Writedowns as Diversification Backfires Teck Resources Ltd. became the second-largest exporter of coal used in steelmaking with a $13.8 billion deal to gain control of Fording Canadian Coal Trust in 2008. Four years later,…
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News Flash September 29 2015

News Flash September 29 2015  Business Report Uproar over Eskom bribes An uproar has erupted over revelations that bribes were paid by Hitachi Ltd to Chancellor House – an ANC investment company – for a R38.5 billion tender to provide Eskom with boilers for the…
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News Flash September 11 2015 Huffington Post ‘Big Victory’: University of California Sells Off Coal, Oil Sands Investments ...But keeps $10 billion in holdings in other fossil fuel and energy industries. It’s one small step for the University of California -- and a “big victory”…
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News Flash August 25 2015 RTCC South Africa accused of weakening emissions target South Africa’s pitch to curb carbon emissions cuts polluting industries too much slack, according to WWF. A government discussion paper published this month reaffirmed the commitment to cut greenhouse gases by 42%…
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News Flash August 10 2015

News Flash August 10 2015 The Guardian Australians fear Coalition is not taking climate change seriously, poll shows Australians are deeply worried the Abbott government is underestimating the importance of climate change, new polling shows, as cabinet debates crucial long-term targets for greenhouse gas reductions.…
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News Flash 23 July 2015

News Flash 23 July 2015 Moneyweb SA should manage the nuclear project South Africa should remain in control of its planned multibillion-rand nuclear build project by doing the project management itself, says Dr Kelvin Kemm, CEO of Nuclear Africa. He says this project does not…
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News Flash June 9 2015

News Flash June 9 2015 G7's Unrelenting Burning of Fossil Fuels Called 'Weapon of Mass Destruction' To bolster their critique of the G7, Oxfam has released a new report on the eve of summit—titled 'Let Them Eat Coal' (pdf)—describing the current situation in which the…
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News Flash May 26 2015

News Flash May 26 2015 Business Report IOL NEWS Energy is not working for us Beyond the Eskom crisis, just as critical is the challenge of far-reaching changes in how we produce, use and pay for electricity, reports Michael Morris. A combination of factors –…
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