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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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…

Apocalypse maybe

Guest post by Matt Ridley My article in Wired in August called “Apocalypse Not” (http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/08/ff_apocalypsenot/) attracted a huge number of comments, many of which were constructive and interesting. It also led to critical responses at other sites. Here is my response to some of those responses. Wired asked me to respond, but then concluded that…

More modeling madness: increased temperature 'may' cause more violent thunderstorms – but other studies show what they missed

From Tel Aviv University, another science press release with “could and may” qualifiers:  Climate Change May Lead to Fewer — But More Violent — Thunderstorms Number of flash floods and forest fires could increase with temperature, says TAU researcher Researchers are working to identify exactly how a changing climate will impact specific elements of weather,…