User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Coal Mining
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A journey underground into one of Poland's working mines 4.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
As Poland hosts COP24 in nearby Katowice, David Shukman journeys into the depths of a working mine.
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Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference Sunday in a Polish city built around mining coal, widely seen as a main culprit behind global warming.
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Old coal mines can be 'perfect' underground food farms 2.12.2018 BBC: Business
Academics believe abandoned coal shafts and tunnels could be used for mass crop production
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Carmichael project: Visiting Australia's controversial Adani mine 30.11.2018 BBC: Science
The BBC's Vineet Khare visited the controversial Carmichael project by Indian energy giant Adani.
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How a 1968 disaster in a coal mine changed the industry 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A mine disaster 50 years ago in West Virginia helped shape a new regulatory framework for the health and safety of coal miners. Surviving family members are still looking for justice.
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Fact check: Trump's rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading 12.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.
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Protesters in Germany block tracks to disputed coal mine 27.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Protesters on Saturday blocked a railway line leading to a large strip coal mine in western Germany that has become a cause celebre for environmentalists amid plans to clear part of a neighboring forest to expand the facility.
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Regulators to decide: Does Minnesota need natural gas to transition to renewable energy? 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities will hear final arguments Thursday in Minnesota Power's bid for a new natural gas plant in Superior, Wis. The utility argues it's key to increasing the amount of wind, solar and hydro power on its system.
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Germany Finds Local Coal Filthy and Irresistible 10.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Though Germany has championed the use of clean energy, a number of German coal mines are expanding—as the few remaining residents of one Saxon ghost town can attest.
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How a Chinese City's Debt Woes Sparked Local Outrage 4.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A splurge in debt-fueled development that began nearly a decade ago in the southern Chinese city of Leiyang has become a headache for government leaders and drawn the ire of the public.
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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Coal country: EPA plan is short-term boost, no solution for industry decline 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration's proposed changes for coal plants could keep some of them operating longer. But even those in the industry say it won't stop coal's overall decline.
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Glencore Notches Record Profit on Commodities Recovery 8.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Swiss mining-and-trading giant Glencore posted record first-half earnings, fueled by rising commodity prices and cementing its comeback amid a volatile year.
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China's Cleanup Efforts Create Boom for South African Miner 4.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
China’s efforts to curb the smog in its cities and clean up its steel industry are remaking the global iron-ore market—to the benefit of miners such as Anglo American subsidiary Kumba, which produces high-grade ore.
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Justice Official Asks to Reopen Bankruptcy Case Advised by McKinsey & Co. 1.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The Justice Department unit that oversees the nation’s bankruptcy system wants to reopen a 2015 case so it can investigate whether conflicts of interest at McKinsey & Co. tainted its work as an adviser to Alpha Natural Resources, a coal mining giant.
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Legal & General targets climate change laggards 11.6.2018 BBC: Business
Asset manager LGIM says it will act against firms that are not addressing the risks of climate change.
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A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump’s efforts to revive coal mining have been criticized as picking winners. Actually, it’s more like picking losers: coal has become a sunset industry as cleaner energy sources rapidly get cheaper.
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The untapped data mines of Guizhou 2.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Known for its coal and phosphate mines in the past, Guizhou, a picturesque province in southwest China, is digging into a new resource — data. Guiyan
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The Coal Industry is Dying, and It’s Leaving Communities Like This One to Pick Up the Pieces 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally co-published with ProPublica and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. John Arnett chose Adams County, Ohio, as his home long before he was old enough to vote, drink beer or drive a motorcycle along the Ohio River. After his parents split up, Arnett opted at age 10 to spend most of his time with his […]
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Revisiting past, facing future 26.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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