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India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious production targets

India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious production targets

Forest clearances, environmental permits, land acquisition challenges remain obstacles to rapid development of India’s coal industry Coal consumption in India, particularly in the electric power sector, is outpacing India’s domestic production. From 2005 to 2012, India’s coal production grew by only 4.7% per year to about 600 million metric tons while the country’s coal-fired electric […]

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‘Coal Wars’: US reducing coal use, moving to natural gas

‘Coal Wars’: US reducing coal use, moving to natural gas

‘Coal Wars’ author says global coal industry must be shut down “Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Richard Martin Fierce conflicts over coal are taking place around the globe, but author Richard Martin says the decline and ultimate demise of the fuel that powered the Industrial […]