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April 7th, 2011

PESD Working Paper #101 on Australia's black coal industry featured in Platts Coal Trader International

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Platts' most recent issue of Coal Trader International features PESD Working Paper #101 by Bart Lucarelli. The paper sketches the development of Australia’s export coal industry, from its shaky start in the aftermath of the Second World War amid a glut of cheap oil, to the "phenomenal success story" of today.




March 28th, 2011

PESD releases cutting-edge study on the future of Australia's coal market

Critical challenges now facing the industry are poised to determine whether Australia will continue to be the globe's largest coal supplier.




June 22nd, 2010

Research by PESD researchers Richard Morse and Gang He cited in Bloomberg News

in the news: Bloomberg News on June 21, 2010

As China's coal imports soar, Bloomberg News cites recent research by PESD's Richard Morse and Gang He to explain the dramatic new trend.




February 16th, 2010

Does the Huge China-Australia Coal Deal Square with the Copenhagen Accord?

in the news: New York Times on February 16, 2010

The $60 billion coal export contract between Resourcehouse (Australian mining company) and China Power International Development has prompted criticism, debate, concerns, as well as raised new questions on what countries are accountable for in global warming. The New York Times article covering this coal deal featured and quoted PESD researcher Jeremy Carl and PESD affiliate Bart Lucarelli.




October 26th, 2009

China Dialogue features PESD research on China CCS

in the news: China Dialogue on October 23, 2009

PESD's Research Associate, Gang He, discusses the energy dilemma of doing CCS in China and sets out his technical and policy recommendations for China's adoption of this important technology. +HTML+ +PDF+
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May 28th, 2008

Carbon markets need reform, say Wara and Victor

in the news

A new PESD working paper, "A Realistic Policy on International Carbon Offsets" by Michael Wara and David Victor, argues that a substantial fraction of the international carbon market does not actually represent real reductions in emissions. They also argue that these international credits, which are part of the Kyoto Protocol's "Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)," will not offer companies reliable ways to contain the cost of complying with limits on emissions. Links below to the original paper and reporting in many sources, including the Economist, Guardian, Le Monde, National Public Radio, and BBC Radio.




February 13th, 2007

Victor, Cullenward discuss climate change in Boston Review

In Boston Review's January/February 2007 issue, PESD Director David Victor and PESD researcher Danny Cullenward discuss why pursuing technologies that burn coal more cleanly is the "only practical approach" to stopping global warming. Their proposal is part of a larger forum on climate change led by MIT meteorology professor Kerry Emanuel. Read more »




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