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China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as U.S. Retreats ...

Coal mines emit methane gas, a short-lived climate pollutant that is more potent than carbon dioxide at warming the planet over the short term but doesn't last as long in the atmosphere.

Coal Mines Likely Drove China's Recent Methane Emissions ...

The coal industry needs to counter the negative attitude towards the industry by investing in clean coal technology and funding research initiatives to find alternative markets for coal, says ...

Clean coal technology - Wikipedia

The Eastern Kentucky coal company is partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund, which has helped develop 9,000 megawatts of renewable energy, to bring jobs and clean energy to the region.

Coal towns need province, feds to work together on green ...

2017-02-26· An article on Monday about coal companies' efforts to frame a new image for coal as a contributor to a clean-energy future misstated the amount of a …

Termite-gut microbes extract clean energy from coal

2017-12-06· Mining operations can negatively impact water supplies, often with long-lasting effects. The fundamental issue involves contamination of nearby rivers, lakes, and aquifers by what comes out of a coal mine—usually highly acidic water containing heavy metals like arsenic, copper, and lead.

Coal Mines Likely Drove China's Recent Methane Emissions ...

Researchers at state universities in the Southeast are closing in on whether one of the region's biggest liabilities – coal mine waste – might become a valuable asset by supplying rare earth elements needed for clean energy and other applications.

Coal and Water Pollution | Union of Concerned Scientists

Clean Coal in Canada Coal is a mineral deposit that is rich in carbon content. This carbon is important, as it is what gives the coal the greater majority of its energy content.

Coal facts | Natural Resources Canada

Shangxi province in northern China is a major coalmining area. One result of its intensive coal production is high levels of methane gas, which can lead to dangerous explosions and fires and also to significant greenhouse gas emissions.

Mine cleanup funds at risk as coal power suppliers lose ...

2017-05-24· Ben Chafin sees the future of clean energy in abandoned coal shafts. The ia state senator, whose Appalachian district is pockmarked with empty mines, pushed through legislation in …

Life after coal – Energy Transition

But the path from dirty coal to clean energy isn't an easy one. Bottrop's Prosper-Haniel coal mine is a symbol of the challenges and opportunities facing Germany — and coal-producing states everywhere.

Coal in Germany | Clean Energy Wire

Most of Germany's coal is a low-grade form called lignite, which is dug out of sprawling open-pit mines and fed into carbon-spewing power stations.

Turning Brownfields into Greenfields: From Coal to Clean ...

2017-07-18· Coal still makes up the largest part of China's energy consumption, but Beijing has been shutting coal mines and set out plans last year to cut roughly 1.3 million jobs in the industry. The ...

Australian Court Rejects New Coal Mine | CleanTechnica

Could microbes from the termite gut power a 'clean coal' revolution by extracting methane from coal seams? Methane is a key part of the natural gas that is burned to heat home and natural gas is much cleaner than burning coal in the form it is usually burned.

Turning coal mine methane gas into clean energy in Shangxi ...

An Australian court has rejected an appeal to build a new coal mine in New South Wales' Hunter Valley, citing "significant adverse impacts" and "dire consequences" for the environment ...

Old coal mines have a place in the future of clean energy ...

As clean energy rises, West ia looks past Trump's embrace of coal to what comes next. By Justin Worland/Charleston, W.Va. Photographs by Peter van Agtmael—Magnum Photos for TIME

Coal Mining Jobs Are Being Replaced By Clean Energy

2017-06-05· A Sungrow worker wiring floating solar panels on a lake created by the collapse of abandoned coal mines in Liulong, China. Credit Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

Coal Miners' Futures in Renewable Energy – Consortiumnews

Coal industry. In 2015, coal made up 28.1% of the world's energy supply. In Canada, many parts of the nation have abundant low-cost, domestic coal, while other regions have easy access to …

Appalachian coal mine waste could provide key ingredients ...

As the coal industry declines in many places around the world, can the mines it leaves behind be repurposed for cleaner energy projects that benefit multiple stakeholders, including local ...

Germany's key to clean energy is … this coal mine? | Grist

Many coal miners are injured, sometimes fatally, on the job each year; according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, fatalities at underground coal mine sites in the United States totaled 77 from 2010 to 2013, including a 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine …

China is crushing the U.S. in renewable energy

Clean coal technology is a collection of technologies being developed to attempt to help lessen the environmental impact of coal energy generation and to mitigate worldwide climate change. When coal is used as a fuel source, the gaseous emissions generated by the thermal decomposition of the coal include sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ...

Coal pollution mitigation - Wikipedia

Coal mines emit methane gas, a short-lived climate pollutant that is more potent than carbon dioxide at warming the planet over the short term but doesn't last as long in the atmosphere.

Replacing Coal With Clean Energy — Let Me Count the Ways

The future use of coal is at the centre of Germany's political debate on the energy transition and its efforts to mitigate climate change after the country has seen a stagnation in greenhouse gas emissions despite growing use of renewable sources.

Clean Coal in Canada | Natural Resources Canada

Coal-fired power plants provide about 45 percent of U.S. electricity. To increase the percentage of electricity coming from clean energy sources, America will likely have to move away from coal ...

Invest in clean technology to counter the siege on the ...

2017-06-08· China's ambitions to dominate new energy technologies are unfolding at the site of an abandoned coal mine about 300 miles (483 kilometers) northwest of Shanghai. There, in …

China's Clean Energy Ambition Floats on Abandoned Coal ...

1 day ago· Estevan Mayor Roy Ludwig has worked in the community's coal mine for more than 40 years. He said adding more carbon capture and storage to power plants is a way to allow coal to be part of a clean ...

The Hidden Costs of Fossil Fuels | Union of Concerned ...

Coal pollution mitigation, often referred to by the term clean coal, is a series of systems and technologies that seek to mitigate the pollution and other environmental effects normally associated with the burning (though not the mining or processing) of coal, which is widely regarded as the dirtiest of the common fuels for industrial processes and power generation.