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…

Hillary Clinton: Threatening Coal Jobs was a Mistake

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to her book “What happened”, Hillary Clinton’s biggest regret was joking about putting coal miners out of business because climate. Hillary Clinton: Here’s the misstep from the campaign I regret the most ELIZA RELMAN SEP 7, 2017, 12:30 AM In her new book “What Happened” — officially out on…

In a first, U.S. ships coal to Ukraine

U.S. aims to counter Russian influence with natural resources, though Ukraine’s roadmap for the energy emphasizes nuclear power. From UPI. By Daniel J. Graeber    |   Aug. 22, 2017 at 5:46 AM   Aug. 22 (UPI) — Coal shipped from the United States could help address energy security issues in Ukraine, the nation’s energy secretary…