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  • The Global Coal Plant Tracker provides information on all existing coal plants of 30 MW or larger, as well as every plant proposed  since January 1, 2010. The tracker uses a two-level system for organizing information. Summary information including location, status, sponsor, size, and carb...

  • The IEA Clean Coal Centre is the world's foremost provider of impartial information and analysis on the clean and efficient use of coal worldwide. Products include: in-depth topical reports, a range of specialist workshops, a conference and online databases. We provide advice and facilitate R&D ...

  • The World Coal Association (WCA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation of coal enterprises and associations - the only international body working on a worldwide basis on behalf of the coal industry. WCA's key objective is to provide a voice for coal in international energy and environment p...

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

  • The Coal Authority was established by Parliament in 1994 to undertake specific statutory responsibilities associated with: licensing coal mining operations in Britain; handling subsidence damage claims which are not the responsibility of licensed coalmine operators; dealing with property and histori...

    • Availability: Online
    • Record type: Non-Member Company

  • Fossil fuels will still be generating most global electricity at the end of this century with new technology pumping carbon emissions underground while the cost of a clean coal power stations was likely to be the same as nuclear or renewable energy but more publicly acceptable. Britain has launched ...

    • Availability: Online
    • Record type: Abstract

  • EU countries should close all of their coal plants by around 2030 if they want to stick to the Paris Agreement on climate change this is the conclusion of a new report by research non-profit Climate Analytics. The cheapest way to meet Paris targets is to replace EU coal power with renewables and e...

  • Coal fuels more than 30 per cent of UK electricity production, and about 50 per cent in the US, providing a significant portion of total energy output. China and India's recent ferocious economic growth has been based almost entirely on coal-generated electricity. Coal currently looks like a solutio...

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

  • American scientist Craig Venter has discovered the discovery of ancient bacteria that can use their unique enzymes to turn coal into methane. This could open up the possibility of a new form of coal mining, where coal is infected with the bacteria, allowing methane to be harvested without digging ou...

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