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2014-09-18 16:21:54

- AUSTRALIA EXPECTED TO BENEFIT FROM RECENT CHINA COAL QUALITY POLICIES ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today provided an update on coal fundamentals and Peabody's positioning given recent global and domestic industry events. "We believe there is a fundamental mismatch in early reporting regarding China's new coal quality policies relative to the emerging view of its likely beneficial effects on Australian high-quality coal exports," said...

2014-09-10 12:22:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today that a National Summit will be held in Washington DC on December 2-3 that will explore how smart grid options can be used to address climate resiliency as well as climate change mitigation. Using smart grid technology and practices in actions pursuant to the EPA Clean Energy Plan will be examined. Another focal point will be how smart grid can help increase...

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2014-08-28 07:18:44

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Existing power plants worldwide will be responsible for 300 billion tons of future carbon dioxide emissions, with fossils fuels (particularly coal) still proving dominant in energy production. A new study from scientists at Princeton and UC Irvine says that continuing investment in these kinds of power plants makes our targets for controlling climate change questionable. The researchers, whose findings appear in the journal...

2014-08-22 12:23:04

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, CARBON tells stories of communities fighting climate change LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tree Media, a production company focused on inspiring positive social action, with the support of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and in collaboration with Thom Hartmann, released CARBON, a film aimed at exploring crucial issues related to the climate crisis. Ahead of the 2014 UN Climate Summit on September 23, CARBON attempts to move the debate...

2014-08-19 20:21:48

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today applauded the London-based Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which rejected false advertising claims by WWF aimed at stopping candid discussion about coal's vital role in alleviating energy poverty, increasing access to low-cost electricity and improving emissions. "The company believes that access to clean, modern energy from coal is as basic as food, water or shelter, enabling a high standard of living...

2014-08-13 12:23:24

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Coal-fired Power Generation Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133095/Global-Coal-fired-Power-Generation-Market-2014-2018.html About Coal-fired Power Generation Coal-fired power generation is the technique of generating electricity through combustion of coal. This is one of the oldest techniques of generating electricity. The large untapped coal reserve is one of the...

2014-08-08 08:21:59

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Coal-fired Power Generation Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The increase in carbon emissions from coal-based power plants has prompted governments to shift their focus to clean coal technologies such as supercritical and ultra-supercritical technologies, CCS, and IGCC to reduce carbon emissions. Supercritical and...

2014-07-29 12:26:48

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for withdrawal of the proposed carbon rule for existing power plants and greater deployment of technology as the long-term solution to improve emissions, during testimony at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing in Washington, D.C. Peabody is also offering testimony in Denver. "Using coal for electricity enables people to live longer and better and drives the lowest U.S. electricity costs for any...

2014-07-25 10:39:15

Rights and Resources Initiative Community forests around the world hold 37.7 billion tonnes of carbon Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according to a major new report. The report, called "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights...

2014-07-11 23:02:47

QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. QA Graphics' voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities;...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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