India coal imports

Climate Concerned India’s Coal Imports Surging

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t ResourceGuy; despite a recent survey which suggested India is more concerned about climate change than most countries, Prime Minister Modi‘s determination to extend the electric grid to poor people, coupled with a drop in domestic production, appears to be driving a surge in demand for coal imports. Coal imports…

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Why 100% Renewable Energy Is Less Realistic Than a Unicorn

Guest “you can’t get there from here” by David Middleton 16 Sep 2019 | 14:45 GMTHow Inexpensive Must Energy Storage Be for Utilities to Switch to 100 Percent Renewables?MIT researchers list the energy storage technologies that could enable a 100 percent renewable grid By Prachi Patel […] Electricity and heat production are the largest sources of greenhouse…

Fossil Fool Divestment Achieves New Level of Really Stupid and Futile Gesturing!

Guest “Ron White impression” by David Middleton Published on Monday, September 09, 2019 by Common Dreams ‘People Power Is Winning’: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone “We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels.” by Jessica…