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    Increased coal consumption will harm life and nature

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2020

    BANGLADESH is often criticised for not attending to the environment issues when it comes to taking big development projects. Environment issues appear to be brushed...

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    German lawmakers for discontinuing coal use as energy source

    United News of Bangladesh/Associated Press . Berlin | Updated at 11:52pm on July 03, 2020

    Germany lawmakers of the lower house of parliament on Friday voted to finalise the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source by 2038....

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    BAPA hails cancellation of Gazaria coal plant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on April 13, 2020

    Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon welcomed the recent announcement by the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources requesting the Economic Relations Division that the proposed...

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    Coal investors face $600b loss to renewables: analysis

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:18pm on March 12, 2020

    Investors in coal plants risk losing more than $600 billion as power from renewables proves cheaper than electricity generated from new coal projects, market watchdog...

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    How one woman is taking on Vietnam’s ‘big coal’

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:57pm on March 02, 2020

    As a child, Nguy Thi Khanh used to lie in the grass in her Vietnamese village and watch toxic emissions from nearby coal plants float...

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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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