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Research reveals top financiers of global coal industry

The world’s largest institutional investor in the coal industry is the US mutual fund company Vanguard, with holdings of almost $86 billion. It is closely followed by BlackRock,...

Study ranks West Bengal as India’s top buyer of ‘dirty’ coal power

A new state-wise assessment of coal power procurement, done by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has found West Bengal to be number...

Man and fossil fuel: Relationship that should have never been

Man does live in the age of fossil fuel; most of the energy we use is gotten from coal, oil, and natural gas. I...

German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038

German lawmakers in the Lower House of Parliament on Friday, July 3, 2020 passed a bill allowing the phasing out of coal in the...

Global coal production shows 2016 record low

Is it the end of an era for coal? Production of the fossil fuel dropped by a record amount in 2016, according to BP Plc’s annual...

Experts predict Trump’s promise to bring back coal jobs ‘will not be kept’

Lifting a moratorium against leases for coal mining on public lands will not create demand for coal as power companies continue to shift to...

Wind energy surpasses hydroelectric power in U.S., coal in Europe

The wind certainly blows across the world and, not unexpectedly, its impact is being felt – and in more ways than one. In America, wind...

Paris Agreement: Deutsche Bank pulls out of coal projects

Deutsche Bank, the biggest bank in Germany, has said it will stop financing coal projects as part of its commitments under the Paris agreement...

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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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