Coal Demand and Prices Surge… As Do U.S. Coal Exports!

Guest post by David Middleton Coal prices are on the rise again. With benchmark rates in Australia up over 30 percent since July — approaching the $100/t mark that prevailed in November 2016 after a massive run-up last year. And a number of events the past week show that things could get even more heated…

Study: Home buyers don’t pay more for energy efficient homes

From the NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Energy efficiency labeling for homes has little effect on purchase price Labeling doesn’t appear to convince home buyers to pay more for energy efficient homes. Most buyers aren’t thinking about energy performance certification when they’re house shopping. That’s the conclusion of a team of researchers from the…