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Are you interested in what happens in the coal industry? The best place to get the latest articles to keep you informed is the Wiser coal industry news email. It is a free digest delivered to your inbox daily containing a comprehensive list of the web's best articles on coal. It is an industry that has been in a perpetual state of change for several decades now. That change has been brought on by competing influences. On the one hand, the demand for coal is as strong as ever, but, on the other hand, there is a growing desire for green and renewable forms of energy. The coal industry still produces over 7,000 million tons of coal every year. The largest producing nations are China, the USA and India. Some mines, including some in the United States, are coming to the end of their natural life. The eastern United States has been particularly affected by this. But the demand for coal continues to grow, and it is still the main fuel used in the production of electricity in America. If you have an interest in coal and coal production sign up for the Wiser daily coal industry news email today.

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This swimming robot may have finally spotted melted nuclear fuel inside Fukushima
The Verge • Rachel Becker
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy Mag • Robin Whitlock
Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolio
Reuters • Teis Jensen
UK bans all new diesel and gasoline cars starting in 2040
Mic.com • Anna Swartz
Trump pulled out the oil industry playbook and players for Paris | Benjamin Franta
The Guardian • Benjamin Franta
In 1968, Utility Companies Learned About Climate Change—and Did Nothing
Mother Jones • Alexander C. Kaufman
Revealed! Coal India's 'secret' plan to make reverse auction process transparent
The Economic Times of India • Debjoy Sengupta
Who’s brave enough to make the ultimate contrarian bet: coal stocks
MarketWatch • Michael Brush
Yet another reason for the doom of Europe’s fossil-fuel power plants: not enough water
Quartz • Akshat Rathi
Japan environment minister to urge to rethink on coal project: media
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This swimming robot may have finally spotted melted nuclear fuel inside Fukushima
The VergeRachel Becker
Video: Tepco A robot swimming in the depths of one of Fukushima’s nuclear reactors may have spotted lumps of molten nuclear fuel inside. If it did, it would be the first robot to successfully locate the radioactive material, as efforts to clean...
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Air Quality, Auto Industry
Misconceptions about impact of EVs could spell trouble for UK air pollution strategy
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
More than a fifth of people in the UK are unconvinced that electric cars will reduce air pollution, according to new research from business and technology consultancy Baringa Partners. The UK Government’s final Air Quality Plan is due out today, in which...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Danish fund to track CO2, may exclude some firms from portfolio
ReutersTeis Jensen
COPENHAGEN () - Denmark's biggest commercial pension fund will soon track carbon emissions by companies it invests in, and exclude those it finds breach the Paris climate accord, its CFO told . PFA, which provides pensions for 1.2 million Danes and has...
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Auto Industry, BBC America
UK bans all new diesel and gasoline cars starting in 2040
Mic.comAnna Swartz
Britain will ban the sale of any new gasoline and diesel cars starting in the year 2040, the BBC reported Wednesday, as part of an effort to reduce pollution and help ensure cleaner air — and to push the auto industry toward...
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Carbon Markets , Carbon Tax
Trump pulled out the oil industry playbook and players for Paris | Benjamin Franta
The GuardianBenjamin Franta
Since President Trump announced on June 1 that the U.S. would cease implementation of the Paris Agreement, pundits have argued about whether the American pullout will truly affect greenhouse gas pollution one way or another, since, after all, the Paris Agreement was...
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
In 1968, Utility Companies Learned About Climate Change—and Did Nothing
Mother JonesAlexander C. Kaufman
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Oil giants like Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell aren’t the only corporations that understood what was happening to the climate decades ago and...
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Coal Industry
Revealed! Coal India's 'secret' plan to make reverse auction process transparent
The Economic Times of IndiaDebjoy Sengupta
Data on different sources of coal and its quality to be offered under the Shakti scheme for the reverse auction for private generators with power purchase agreements will be a closely guarded secret until a few minutes before auction, Coal India officials...
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Carbon Tax, Coal Industry
Who’s brave enough to make the ultimate contrarian bet: coal stocks
MarketWatchMichael Brush
Bloomberg News Few things in this world are as despised as coal. • Many investors now hate it because they were wiped out by a spate of recent bankruptcies in the sector. • Utilities are turning away from coal in favor of...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Yet another reason for the doom of Europe’s fossil-fuel power plants: not enough water
QuartzAkshat Rathi
On Aug. 10, 2015, Poland was forced to restrict power supply to 1,600 of its biggest companies. The problem wasn’t a shortage of coal or natural gas—the country’s main sources of electricity— but rather, a shortage of water. Water is used in...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Japan environment minister to urge to rethink on coal project: media
Reuters
TOKYO () - Japan's environment minister is likely to recommend the trade ministry reconsider a coal-fired power project planned by Chubu Electric Power Co amid concerns over rising carbon emissions, local media said on Wednesday. The likely recommendation comes as the environment...
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