Southeast Asia: Coal Demand To Double By 2040

From The GWPF Date: 31/10/19 Bloomberg There’s just no stopping coal in Southeast Asia. Surging investments in wind and solar energy won’t be enough to shake the fuel’s dominance in the region for decades to come, according to the International Energy Agency. Coal demand is expected to double to almost 400 million tons a year…

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Sorry Greta, India needs more coal to power growth

From The Times of India October 13, 2019, 2:00 am IST SA Aiyar in Swaminomics | India | TOI Greta Thunberg, the 16-year old Swedish girl who lectured the United Nations on climate change, is being touted as a possible Nobel Prize winner. She believes she and her white Swedish teenage friends have to save…

Coal to remain ‘King’ in Southeast Asia

Guest MSEAGA by David Middleton Making Southeast Asia Great Again… ‘Coal is still king’ in Southeast Asia even as countries work toward cleaner energy PUBLISHED MON, SEP 30 2019 Huileng Tan KEY POINTS • Not only will coal continue to be the dominant fuel source in power generation in Southeast Asia, its use will grow…

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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…

In Coal We Trust: The Need For Coal Power In Asia

From Forbes Tilak Doshi Energy I analyze energy economics and related public policy issues. Tweet This The claim that aggressive climate change mitigation programs helps the poor is egregiously misleading. The coal industry will remain essential to human flourishing long into the future, and reports of its impending death have been greatly exaggerated. The reigning…

Don’t Mention the Gigantic New Coal Mine: Al Gore’s Paid Climate Speech Avoids Uncomfortable Local Issues

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Aussie federal government funded ABC is surprised that Al Gore has skirted around pointing out the screaming coal hypocrisy of his hosts, the Queensland State Government, who just paid Gore $320K AU of taxpayer’s money to visit Queensland. Al Gore speaks in Brisbane but avoids an inconvenient elephant in…

Aussie Leaders Bow To Change In Political Climate And Back Coal

From The GWPF Climate change was supposed to have won the party the Australian election. But yesterday, routed in the polls, panicking Labor Party leaders backed the opening of a coal field bigger than the UK to mining. Fearing a wipeout in state elections next year amid a rising tide of pro-coal workers and a…