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Barbara Lewis

U.N. climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Dec 08 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and struggled to bridge deep political divides.

EU's largest coking coal producer seeks growth through acquisitions

Dec 08 2018

JASTRZEBIE-ZDROJ, Poland The European Union's largest coking coal producer JSW could increase output by between 2.5 and 3 million tonnes per year by acquiring assets, far exceeding its current plan to grow production to 18 million tonnes by 2030 from roughly 15 million now. | Video

Polish miner PGG plans new mine as U.N. seeks end to coal era

Dec 08 2018

KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 8 Polish state-owned PGG, the European Union's biggest producer of thermal coal, said it plans to sink a new mine near where U.N. talks to wean the world off fossil fuels are taking place.

U.N. talks leader sees greener future for coal-dependent Poland

Dec 05 2018

KATOWICE, Poland The Polish official leading U.N. talks to revive the Paris climate deal said his country is committed to greener fuel even though his president has vowed not to let anyone "murder coal mining".

Miners bear brunt of risk aversion as investors take fright

Dec 05 2018

LONDON/KATOWICE, Poland A two-year recovery in the mining industry has faltered, as trade tensions between China and the United States and concerns about economic growth weaken commodity prices and deter investment.

Naturalist Attenborough urges climate meet to tackle 'greatest threat in thousands of years'

Dec 03 2018

KATOWICE, Poland British broadcaster and environmentalist David Attenborough on Monday urged world leaders, meeting in Poland to agree ways to limit global warming, to get on and tackle "our greatest threat in thousands of years". | Video

Emphasis on urgency as climate talks begin in coal city Katowice

Dec 02 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Delegates from nearly 200 nations on Sunday began two weeks of talks to tackle deep political divisions at the most important U.N. meeting on global warming since the landmark 2015 Paris deal to shift away from fossil fuels. | Video

Climate talks begin in Polish coal city Katowice

Dec 02 2018

* G20 members, except United States, sign declaration of support

Pressure mounts to bury carbon emissions, but who will pay?

Nov 29 2018

LONDON When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us and we could store it for you.

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