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Coronavirus crisis could cause $25tn fossil fuel industry collapse

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Value of reserves could fall by two-thirds as Covid-19 hastens peak in demand, study shows Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The coronavirus...
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Britain went coal free for a month for first time since 1882

Britain went coal free for a month for first time since 1882

1 day ago   |   Metro

Britain has not used coal-fired plants for the whole of May Britain's electricity mix was the greenest on record in May, as soaring temperatures and low demand for power due...
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Old US oil refinery to pursue new green life after crude crash

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

In a sign of changing times, a U.S. oil refining company is converting one of its plants into a producer of clean fuel. HollyFrontier Corp.'s Cheyenne refinery will stop using...
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UK electricity coal free for first month ever

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Coronavirus slump and sunniest spring on record send green energy soaring The UK's electricity system recorded its “greenest” ever month in May after running without coal-fired...
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UK coalmines operator Hargreaves Services to end mining next month

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Durham-based firm says decision has been made because coal has ‘limited future' in UK One of Britain's last remaining coalmine operators will put an end to all mining...
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Renewable energy outdoes fossil fuels on price as costs plummet, new report finds

2 days ago   |   Energy Voice

Renewable energy is now edging out fossil fuels on price as technologies achieve lower power costs, according to a new report. An International Renewable Energy Agency study...
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Energy firms urged to mothball coal plants as cost of solar tumbles

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Companies could save billions, says report, as well as curbing carbon emissions Building new solar power projects would generate cheaper electricity than running most of the...
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UK's largest pension fund ditches coal, tobacco and arms manufacturing

UK's largest pension fund ditches coal, tobacco and arms manufacturing

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The Universities Superannuation Scheme said it would divest from tobacco businesses, firms that get more than 25 per cent of their revenues from thermal coal mining and certain...
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Next on Network Rail's IT Shopping List: A Crypto Key Management System

3 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Network Rail's sweeping digitalisation programme continues to throw up major IT contract opportunities. The latest: a £6 million contract for a cryptographic key management...
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‘For climate protesters, we are like filth': the German village where coal is still king

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Europe is going coal-free, but a vast lignite mine is expanding in eastern Germany and coronavirus has delayed new climate laws The landscape makes you think of the surface of...
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WATCH: Shapps announces that face coverings will be required on public transport

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The Met Police has taken 270 calls in relation to Madeleine McCann's disappearance after revealing the German prisoner Christian Brueckner was a prime suspect in the case Read more ...