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MIL-OSI Energy: Judge blocks Australian coal mine in landmark climate change ruling

By   /  February 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Australia, Brian Preston, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Gloucester Resources, GRL Holdings, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New South Wales, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peter O’Connor, Rocky Hill Coal Mine  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Judge blocks Australian coal mine in landmark climate change ruling

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Developers have lost a court appeal to build a coal mine in Australia’s Hunter Valley over its potentially “dire” environmental impact in the country’s first legal review of a coal mine project to hear evidence from a climate scientist. In the landmark ruling, Justice Brian Preston […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Germany’s Merkel backs coal commission’s 2038 phase-out date

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Climate Risk, Coal Exit Commission, Coal Phase-Out Plan, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Germany’s Merkel backs coal commission’s 2038 phase-out date

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that her country would withdraw from coal-fired power production by 2038, showing her support for the deadline recommended by a government-appointed commission. The so-called coal commission said last month that Germany should shut down all of its coal-fired power […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Japanese firms abandon plans for 2GW coal plant near Tokyo

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Plant Cancelation, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Idemitsu Kosan, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Japan, KB, Kyushu Electric Power, Marubeni Corp, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Tokyo Gas  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Japanese firms abandon plans for 2GW coal plant near Tokyo

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan, Kyushu Electric Power and Tokyo Gas said on Thursday they have given up their plan to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired power station in Chiba, near Tokyo, as it would not be economically feasible. The move follows a similar decision by Chugoku […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: California utility PG&E makes it official, files for bankruptcy protection

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, california, Camp Fire Liabilities, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Munich Re, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PG&E Bankruptcy Filing, Wildfire Liability Concerns  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: California utility PG&E makes it official, files for bankruptcy protection

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis CNBC: Power provider PG&E filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, succumbing to liabilities stemming from wildfires in Northern California in 2017 and 2018. The owner of the biggest U.S. power utility has filed a motion seeking court approval for a $5.5 billion debtor-in-possession financing, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: German coal phase-out plan will shutter first 12.7GW of capacity by 2022

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Exit Commission, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EnBW, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, German Coal Phase-Out Plan, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Hambach Forest, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lignite Mining, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, RWE, Transition, Uniper, Vattenfall  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: German coal phase-out plan will shutter first 12.7GW of capacity by 2022

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Germany should shut down all of its coal-fired power plants by 2038 at the latest, a government-appointed commission said on Saturday, proposing at least 40 billion euros ($45.7 billion) in aid to regions affected by the phase-out. The roadmap proposals, a hard-won compromise reached early on […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Key details of German coal phase-out plan still to be finalized as deadline looms

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets, Coal Exit Commission, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, German Coal Phase-Out Plans, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lignite, Lignite Coal Plants, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Key details of German coal phase-out plan still to be finalized as deadline looms

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Clean Energy Wire: Germany’s detailed coal exit path and the end-date to coal-fired power generation remain unknown only days before a highly anticipated phase-out proposal is due to be published. A leaked draft of the final report of the country’s coal commission seen by the Clean Energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Black Rock to launch environmentally friendly money market fund

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  AM-NC, Blackrock, Business, Carbon Offset Purchases, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Environmentally Responsible Investing, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Socially Responsible Money Market Fund  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Black Rock to launch environmentally friendly money market fund

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: BlackRock Inc is planning a new fund for investors looking to park their cash safely while helping the environment, expanding options for “socially responsible” investments, a filing with U.S. market regulators showed on Tuesday. The world’s largest fund manager told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis finds ‘verdant’ MacArthur Foundation still invests in fossil fuels

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Dynegy, Economy, Energy, EnerVest, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fossil Fuel Investments, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MacArthur Foundation, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis finds ‘verdant’ MacArthur Foundation still invests in fossil fuels

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Nonprofit Chronicles: Eighteen months ago, the people who manage the endowment at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation got some bad news: Investments they had made in funds managed by EnerVest, a Houston-based private equity firm that operates more than 33,000 oil and gas wells […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Major insurers back away from Adani’s planned Carmichael mine in Australia

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  Adani, AM-NC, Australia, Business, Carmichael Coal Mine, Carmichael Coal Project, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Insurance, Insurance Companies’ Coal and Climate Risk Concerns, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peter Bosshard, The Sunrise Project, Unfriend Coal  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Major insurers back away from Adani’s planned Carmichael mine in Australia

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): A group aggressively working across the globe to push insurance companies away from the coal sector say some of the world’s largest insurers will not be covering Adani Mining Pty Ltd’s controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia. Ten of the world’s top […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Mitsubishi to sell its last two Australian thermal coal mines

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Australia, Australian Thermal Coal Mine Sales, Business, Clermont Coal Mine, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Glencore, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mitsubishi, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sumitomo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Mitsubishi to sell its last two Australian thermal coal mines

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp said on Tuesday it will sell its stakes in two Australian thermal coal mines for A$750 million ($539 million), a move that means its exit from upstream thermal coal amid growing pressure from environmental activists. The stake sales come as a growing number […]

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