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    The coal industry and its future

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 09:00pm on January 03, 2020

    HYDROCARBONS are part of the foundation of modern civilisation, and the production and sale of these natural resources is one of the most profitable businesses....

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    Facing industrial decline, Wales dreams of Silicon Valley

    Agence France-Presse . Newport | Updated at 12:06am on December 26, 2019

    WALES is better known for its factory closures than high-tech achievements. But in Newport, a former bastion of the coal industry, a handful of semiconductor...

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    Australian PM dismisses reckless calls to curb coal

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:36pm on December 23, 2019

    Under-fire Australian prime minister Scott Morrison on Monday rejected calls for ‘reckless’ and ‘job-destroying’ cuts to the country’s vast coal industry in the face of...

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    Facing industrial decline, Wales dreams of Silicon Valley

    Agence France-Presse . Newport, UK | Updated at 10:55pm on December 22, 2019

    Wales is better known for its factory closures than high-tech achievements. But in Newport, a former bastion of the coal industry, a handful of semiconductor...

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    Maheshkhali coal power plant deadliest in Southeast Asia: Study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2019

    A new study released globally Monday morning said that Maheshkhali Coal Power Plant in Chattogram was the deadliest among the ten power plants funded by...

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    Power plants account for 12pc deaths caused by air pollution in Bangladesh: Lancet

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:44am on November 15, 2019

    The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change report released globally Thursday revealed that coal fired and other power plants were responsible for 12 per...

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    Six countries turn Bangladesh into carbon bomb: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:16am on November 07, 2019

    Bangladesh was on the course of turning into a carbon bomb by 2041 with 29 mega coal power projects, sponsored by China, the UK, India,...

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    Asia must quit coal addiction: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:09am on November 03, 2019

    The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its ‘addiction’ to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising...

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    Greens for shutting coal-based power plants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on September 21, 2019

    Green campaigners in Bangladesh at a programme as part of the Global Climate Week called for phasing out coal based thermal power plants from across...

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    Vessel with 1,100 tonnes coal sinks in bay

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:58pm on September 12, 2019

    A coal-laden lighter vessel capsized near the Sangu Gas Field in the Bay of Bengal on Thursday morning. All the 12 crew in the ship...

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