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Nikkei takes cues from Wall Street rebound on debt ceiling deal | Reuters

...... earlier on Wednesday showed that foreign investors remained net sellers of Japanese stocks for the week ending on Sept. 2. Energy shares gained, with the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s oil and coal subindex up 0.8 percent. Crude oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday as strong global refining margins and the reopening of U.S. Gulf Coast refineries after Hurricane Harvey closures ......

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China's Guangzhou port halts coal imports - sources | Reuters

...... BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Guangzhou port, the largest coal hub in southern China, has halted foreign coal imports, according to traders who use the port and said they had been informed of the shutdown by customs authorities and senior company officials. Traders said the move caught merchants using Guangzhou by surprise - the port has 14 coal berths and can handle 60 million tonnes of ......

(275 words by reuters.com)
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U.N. mulls oil embargo on North Korea, textile export ban | Reuters

...... new sanctions over North Korea’s two long-range missile launches in July. The Aug. 5 resolution aimed to slash by a third Pyongyang’s $3 billion annual export revenue by banning coal, iron, lead and seafood. The new draft resolution would remove an exception for transhipments of Russian coal via the North Korean port of Rajin. In 2013 Russia reopened a railway link with North ......

(696 words by reuters.com)
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U.S. asks U.N. to impose oil embargo on North Korea, cut textile exports | Reuters

...... over North Korea’s two long-range missile launches in July. The Aug. 5 resolution aimed to slash by a third Pyongyang’s $3 billion annual export revenue by banning exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood. That resolution capped the number of North Koreans working abroad at the current level. The new draft resolution would impose a complete ban on the hiring and payment of ......

(384 words by reuters.com)
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Defiant Clinton looks to explain loss in new memoir - CNNPolitics

...... fell short. She acknowledges it was bad "optics" to deliver paid speeches to Wall Street banks after the financial meltdown last decade. She says her comment during a CNN town hall about putting coal miners out of business was the misstep "I regret the most." And, as she has before, Clinton calls her decision to use a private email server during her time at the State Department as "dumb." But ......

(809 words by cnn.com)
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Nigeria and South Africa emerge from recession - CNN

...... by strong harvests of crops such as maize and wheat. The finance industry also performed well with growth of 3.5%, and the mining industry expanded by 3.9%, supported by increased production of coal and gold. But despite these positive indicators, Statistics South Africa warned that the recovery remains fragile as "longer-term indicators show subdued growth." U.S. Edition 2017 Cable News ......

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North Korea crisis: US seeks Kim Jong-un asset freeze - BBC News

...... North Korea's main ally, but - like Russia - has supported recent sanctions against Pyongyang in light of its ongoing missile tests. In August, a new round of sanctions banned exports including coal, costing North Korea an estimated $1bn ( 767m)- about a third of its entire export economy. ......

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Trump said he would turn the GOP into the party 'of the American worker.' How's that going? - LA Times

...... to redefine Republicanism. She said she would work with him if she thought he would truly help workers. But, Warren said, she was dissuaded by his early orders lifting regulations on the coal industry, lenders and other businesses in the name of promoting jobs, thereby leaving workers exposed to dangerous chemicals and making mortgages more expensive. "These are always points down in ......

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Govt prepares for Joyce by-election: Labor

...... the opposition had no interest in issues that mattered to Australians such as energy prices and jobs. Mr Turnbull took aim at Mr Fitzgibbon's lack of support for keeping open the Liddell coal-fired power station, calling him "no coal Joel". ......

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Wall St: Australia shares up on Wall St lift, energy sector; NZ steady - Times of India

...... advanced on Thursday, cheered by strength on Wall Street with the energy sector taking the lead from a rally in their U.S. peers, while global miner Rio Tinto jumped after it increased its coal reserve estimate. Receding tensions on the Korean peninsula also supported the benchmark index, which rose 0.3 percent, or 16.37 points, to 5,706.10 by 0228 GMT, recovering from the previous day's ......

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France: France plans to end oil and gas production by 2040 - Times of India

...... in the French capital in 2015 to fight climate change after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the deal. As part of the measures, France plans to stop generating electricity from coal by 2022 and reduce to 50 percent from more than 75 percent the share of nuclear in its power generation, while favouring increased renewable energy. (Reporting by Bate Felix and Benjamin Mallet; ......

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Australian retail loses its fizz, trade surplus shrinks - Times of India

...... and services narrowing unexpectedly to A$460 million in July, almost half what analysts had forecast. Export earnings fell 2.2 percent to A$31.07 billion, led by falls in gold, iron ore and coal prices. That was a surprise to many as commodity prices had started climbing in July after a couple of soft months. Analysts noted miners often reported the prices they received with a ......

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IEA Underreports Contribution of Solar and Wind by a Factor of Three Compared to Fossil Fuels - The Energy Collective

...... of people, but according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) statistics they still only constitute about 2% of the world energy supply. How can this be? When a solar power plant, coal power plant and nuclear power plant all produce the same amount of electricity, one would think that energy statistics would consider these contributions to the world's energy supply to be ......

(4808 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Who Loses From Trumps Pursuit Of Energy Dominance? You, The Taxpayer - The Energy Collective

...... hands with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice at a rally August 3. Trump is reportedly considering Justice's proposal that the federal government offer economic incentives for power plants to use coal. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Since the oil crises of the 1970s, every U.S. president has in some form or another proclaimed "energy independence" as a goal of American energy policy. The policy ......

(1107 words by theenergycollective.com)
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RGJ.com National News

...... Trump's actions on environmental matters extend well beyond climate change: He's moved to rip up Obama's Clean Power Plan, regulations that sought to reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants. His executive order on regulatory reform has been cited by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt as a reason to delay or roll back a raft of Obama-era environmental regulations, from ......

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Why Solar Keeps Being Underestimated - The Energy Collective

...... There are competing ideas on the best technologies to rapidly decarbonize the energy system. Some scenarios emphasize the role of carbon capture and storage to render coal- and gas-fired power plants more climate-friendly.Others point to nuclear energy and a third group is more optimistic on renewable sources. But it's plausible that even these more optimistic outlooks have greatly ......

(2190 words by theenergycollective.com)
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How To Decarbonize Indonesia And Achieve Low-Carbon Prosperity - The Energy Collective

...... a livable climate for mankind. Western countries and, more recently, China have built their development upon a high-carbon foundation. China possesses over 800 gigawatts (GW) of operating coal plants, and its cities are choked with pollution, which kills more than one million people every year. Today, China is working hard to change course, cancelling the construction of more than 100 ......

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New Utility Settlement Will Unlock Millions in Clean Energy Funding for Ohio - The Energy Collective

...... enhance and diversify Ohio's clean energy economy. A history of bailouts Last year, AEP and FirstEnergy, another utility giant in Ohio, sought enormous bailouts for their unprofitable, old coal and nuclear plants. After the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) blocked these pleas, each utility was forced back to the drawing board - and each came back with a very different approach. ......

(460 words by theenergycollective.com)
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DNV GLs Energy Transition Outlook: For the First Time in History, Energy Demand Will Peak - The Energy Collective

...... by 2040 will be way beyond any existing experience Natural gas is the only fossil fuel that will see growth (14% from now until its peak in 2035), while oil demand will decline by 38% and coal 73% until 2050. Biomass andnuclear are projected to remain fairly stable. DNV GL has oil demand flattening from 2020 to 2028. "Not so very different from what Shell and Statoil have said they ......

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What Hurricane Harvey Says About Risk, Climate, and Resilience - The Energy Collective

...... all while the economy has grown. Today, wind and solar power prices are now competitive with fossil fuels across Texas. Across the country, these industries already employ far more people than coal mining. Electric cars may soon be as affordable as gasoline ones and be charged in ways that help balance the fluctuations in wind and solar power. Only someone profoundly pessimistic would bet ......

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