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Are We Close to Peak Coal in China?

July 7, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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China Peak Coal?

Last year, renewable energy made up nearly 70% of new electric generation capacity additions in China. That figure would be more impressive if coal wasn’t the leader of Chinese energy, accounting for about 65% of the country’s energy mix. But coal’s tight grip on the country may start to wane soon.[read more]

Peak Coal: Will the US Run Out of Coal in 20 Years or 200 Years?

November 4, 2013 by Herman Trabish
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Peak Coal?

U.S. coal production has peaked, and the miscalculations that have led to estimates of a 200-year supply could create a serious electricity deficit for the nation, according to a new report from advocacy group Clean Energy Action.[read more]

Life After Coal. It's Sooner Than You Think

February 18, 2009 by Tom Konrad

 This article was first published at AltEnergyStocks.com. A couple years ago, I began to see reports that coal supplies might not last the 200+ years we've all been lead to believe, so I wrote an article about what you could do to prepare your portfolio for Peak Coal. Now two years have passed, and Peak Coal is undeniably 2 years...[read more]

Is 450 ppm politically possible? Part 2.6: What is the impact of peak oil and peak coal?

April 24, 2008 by Joseph Romm

[Yesterday, my page views hit a peak for the year (so far) — 35,000 in Google analytics. I’m going to take that as a sign readers are interested in the details of this subject. This post presents calculations I haven’t seen anywhere else, and since different sources provide somewhat different numbers, please view the numbers as crude...[read more]