“Coal” in the news

Example collocations

coal industry
coal miners
coal mines
coal mining
tons of coal

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· China's rise dealt a blow by Trump and the pandemic  
While there was a rebound in industrial activity in April as the lockdowns ended – industrial output grew by 3.9 per cent – and coal consumption returned to more normal levels – retail sales remain well below pre-pandemic levels.
The Guardian
· Climate change critical issue in Eden-Monaro byelection as 6 in 10 voters say more action needed by government  
The energy minister, Angus Taylor, told Sky News on Sunday gas and coal would “continue to play a really important role in our system for many years”.
The Age
· First State Super 'less focused on gas' than renewables  
Environmentalists say gas can be as polluting as coal and energy expert Tony Wood said it will be more expensive than wind and solar for gas to replace coal as a base load power.
The Age
· It’s a grab bag of ideas that is masking a bias  
However, Labor's ambivalence still supports highly polluting thermal coal and gas mining.
The Age
· CBD Melbourne: Chloe Shorten swaps politics for the picket fence  
Talbot headed Macarthur Coal and presided over an estate worth $1.1 billion when he died in 2010 in a plane crash in Congo.
Financial Express
· Take advantage of govt initiatives and step up investment: Anurag Thakur to India Inc  
Besides, the minister said other bold reforms announced, including easing of limits on foreign direct investment in defence manufacturing, privatisation of six more airports, and allowing private sector in commercial coal mining, provide newer avenues for investment.
BBC Sport
· Rangers: Johnston, Stein & McCloy relive 1972 Cup Winners' Cup win  
Or was it a coal lorry?
Malay Mail
· Lockdown gives Albanian beekeepers a ‘golden year’  
Canaries in the coal mine
The Age
· WA gas has been a disaster for the climate – don’t send it east at taxpayer expense  
The giant Burrup Hub proposal by Woodside, Shell, BP and others would produce around four times the emissions of the Adani coal mine – over six billion tons of CO2 from direct and indirect emissions over its 50-year lifetime.
· Commentary: The brights spots of China’s post-coronavirus economy  
But a quarter of imports come from China, and a third of exports go there – three quarters comprising just four commodities: iron ore, gas, coal, and gold.