“Coal” in the news
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· 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.
· 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”.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· Rangers: Johnston, Stein & McCloy relive 1972 Cup Winners' Cup win →
Or was it a coal lorry?
· Lockdown gives Albanian beekeepers a ‘golden year’ →
Canaries in the coal mine
· 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.