Coal Market News Directory

Coal Workers in Berlin Protest against Climate Tax

Reuters reported that thousands of coal miners and workers in coal-fired plants in Berlin protested against the climate tax levied on the oldest, most polluting power stations, saying it could lead to massive job losses and the decline of the coal industry in Germany.

Infographic: Peak Coal in China

Wood Mackenzie recently published an infographic that looks at the geography of peak coal in China. As the firm suggests, it's perhaps more a question of "where" than "when" when it comes to peak coal in the country.

Australian Coal Prices Drop to Pre-2008 Levels

Reuters reported that Australian coal prices have fallen to levels before the 2008/2009 financial crisis, as coal demand in China suffers from slower economic growth and new environmental rules.