New York State pension fund puts 27 coal companies under review

BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state’s top pension fund official said it was reviewing whether to divest from 27 coal companies and could make decisions on $98 million in... Read more »

U.S. senators ask for government investigation of coal tax credit program

BOSTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. Democratic senators have asked the investigative arm of Congress to evaluate a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after research has... Read more »

Germany’s climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source

BERLIN (Reuters) – Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros... Read more »

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 27

Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 10 points at 7,085 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Suncor Energy Inc and Shell Canada Ltd, a unit... Read more »

U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to... Read more »

UPDATE 1-South Africa’s Exxaro buoyed by equity investments as core profit falls

(adds detail) JOHANNESBURG, Aug 22 (Reuters) – South African miner Exxaro Resources on Thursday reported a 42% rise in half-year headline profit as income from equity investments offset lower... Read more »

Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media

(Reuters) – Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia... Read more »

Glencore’s Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

DAKAR/LIMA (Reuters) – The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from... Read more »

New Zealand investigators re-enter disaster-stricken mine after eight years

FILE PHOTO: A flame burns from the end of a ventilation shaft of the Pike River coal mine near Greymouth on New Zealand’s west coast November 30, 2010. REUTERS/The... Read more »

UPDATE 1-CRU-CESCO-Rio Tinto to join World Bank’s green mining program

(Adds World Bank statement) SANTIAGO, April 9 (Reuters) – Rio Tinto said on Tuesday it will join a World Bank initiative intended to help developing countries sustainably mine lithium,... Read more »