All pages with keywords: coal

Grantham Workshop | Christian Downie ‘The fight for King Coal’s Crown: Business actors in the US coal and utility industries’

Grantham Workshop 30 Nov 2016

Dr Christian Downie, a Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, will be the speaker for … read more »


Response to speech by UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Press release 18 November, 2015

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, responds to a speech by Amber Rudd, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, in which she announces that the UK will close down its remaining coal-fired power stations by 2025 if they are not equipped to stop greenhouse gases and other pollution from escaping into the atmosphere. read more »


Nicholas Stern welcomes initiative on coal mines by Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati

Press release 13 August, 2015

Welcoming the Letter from His Excellency Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati, to introduce a worldwide moratorium on the opening of new coal mines and extension of existing … read more »


Grantham seminar | Export coal in a changing economic climate: the economics and politics of a moratorium on new coal mines

Seminar 19 Aug 2015

Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australian Institute, presents this seminar which focuses on the scope of planned coal mine expansions in Australia and Indonesia and goes on to explore the case for a moratorium on new coal mines. read more »


Energy Transitions and the Industrial Revolution

Policy Seminar 28 Oct 2014

Energy transitions involve both changes in the price and availability of energy sources and biased technological change that acts to integrate the new energy carriers into production systems and improve … read more »


Killer coal falling out of fashion

In the news 20 May, 2014

19 May 2014, Canberra Times


China: a critical decade

a policy paper by Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern 14 May, 2014

China’s consumption of coal could reach a peak by 2020, or even earlier, as part of its plans to pursue more sustainable economic growth. The policy paper by Fergus Green … read more »



China could start to cut its consumption of coal by 2020

Press release 12 May, 2014

China’s consumption of coal could reach a peak by 2020, or even earlier, as part of its plans to pursue more sustainable economic growth, according to a new report published … read more »


Closing coal: economic and moral incentives

a working paper by Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables 11 May, 2014

Climate policy required that much of the world’s reserves of fossil fuels remain unburned. This paper makes the case for implementing this directly through policy to … read more »


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