COP26 slams China’s soft stance on coal reduction, Beijing fires back

China 11/15/21, 15:48

A climate change leader condemned Communist China's weak environmental commitment on Nov. 13. COP26 summit president Alok Sharma criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for taking a softer stance on reducing coal consumption. However, Beijing has pushed back. Once United Nations climate talks ended with a deal targeting fossil fuels for the ...

Coal industry seeks miners in the face of soaring global demand

U.S. 10/08/21, 15:29

The coal industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom given the sharp increase in global energy consumption, prompting mining companies to offer better incentives to attract more workers. Miners could be earning as much as $100,000 a year, and companies are now offering childcare for their children in an effort to take ...

Energy shortage slows Chinese economy

China 10/01/21, 20:03

Many signs of an electricity crisis emerged in mainland China. Beijing's power control policy is very strict and unprecedented. Several factories have closed, significantly impacting on the Chinese economy. Mass closures The Nikkei Asian Review reported Apple and Tesla suppliers stopped production at some factories across the Asian country on Sept. 26. Yisheng ...

China faces economically crippling power shortage

China 09/26/21, 19:00

At least five provinces in mainland China have restricted power use, and suspended or reduced production. Many public companies were forced to pause trading, after some corporations deferred output until after Oct. 1. They blame significant financial losses on electricity consumption regulations. Beijing recently introduced a rigorous electricity regulation. Local media criticized ...

President Trump to energy workers: ‘Thank you for rebuilding our nation’

Politics 10/25/19, 11:04

President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Oct. 23, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he spoke with energy workers at the Shale Insight Conference. The last time President Trump spoke at this conference was during his 2016 election campaign. In his speech, the president said, "I promised that, as president, I’d unleash American energy like ...

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