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  • Economic and social policies to manage the phase-out of ...

    2020-6-17  Getting off coal Economic and social policies to manage the phase-out of thermal coal in Australia Discussion paper John Quiggin University of Queensland May 2020 . ABOUT THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE The Australia Institute is an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra. It

  • Coal: Social, environmental and economic concerns

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  • Social and economic value of coal - ScienceDirect

    2013-1-1  As the world’s leading source of electric power, coal is the continuing cornerstone of economic development, social progress, and a higher quality of life. Coal is powering the twenty-first century economic miracles rapidly unfolding in China and India, as reliability, affordability, and availability make coal the fuel of choice in the ...

  • (PDF) Assessing the Social and Economic Impacts of

    PDF On Dec 1, 2005, John Rolfe and others published Assessing the Social and Economic Impacts of Coal Mining on Communities in the Bowen Basin: Summary and Recommendations

  • A quantitative assessment of vulnerability using social ...

    2020-6-10  Coal resources play an important role in socioeconomic development around the world. Yet the development driven by coal mining is accompanied by ecological damage, social instability, and economic vulnerability, which seriously hinder the sustainable development of coal mining cities.

  • Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

    Often ignored are the social and economic benefits of coal mining. These benefits go far beyond the energy it provides and the products like steel and cement that are made from coal. Coal mining supports local communities and provides a big boost to regional and national economies. The presence of coal mining supports economies in many ways.

  • Coal industry thriving, but at what social and health

    If you believe industry propaganda, coal mining is a panacea not only for economic ills but also for smoothing troubled social waters. But a lack of local evidence about the health impact of the ...

  • The social and economic consequences of the fossil

    Economic and social consequences of the globalized oil gas industry. ... Coal mining regions across Appalachia have elevated mortality rates. 163. Although Appalachia cannot suffer from currency appreciation due to coal exports, it is often described as presenting the resource curse, ...

  • The Economics of Coal - FactSet

    2020-8-4  While coal’s dominance for domestic electricity production is waning, global demand for U.S. coal is increasing; in fact, the U.S. is a net exporter of coal. According to the EIA , in 2018 15% of U.S. coal production was exported to other countries, with exports reaching their highest level in five years.

  • The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal

    2013-3-12  economic activities in the area, chief of which is coal mining, remains in the area1. What remains behind is land that is mostly not rehabilitated for agricultural use, although some is, rivers like the Olifants polluted with acid mine drainage, areas of

  • China to Reduce Coal Consumption Amid Economic

    2020-6-19  Local governments across China greenlit many coal power projects between 2014 and 2015 after the country granted them the authority to approve such projects, Li said. The reduction in financing costs after the pandemic, coupled with the government’s policies for economic recovery, have also led to greater investment in coal power projects.

  • Social and Economic Benefits of Coal Mining

    Often ignored are the social and economic benefits of coal mining. These benefits go far beyond the energy it provides and the products like steel and cement that are made from coal. Coal mining supports local communities and provides a big boost to regional and national economies. The presence of coal mining supports economies in many ways.

  • The Covid-19 Economic Slump Is Closing Down Coal

    The Covid-19 Economic Slump Is Closing Down Coal Plants This year, coal usage has dropped in the US, and renewables now generate more electricity. To some experts, the financial crisis is a clean ...

  • Coal-power plants rejuvenated with biomass: An

    2018-8-22  regulations are making it even more difficult for coal power to remain cost competitive. Environmental regulations causing abrupt technological change to coal plants could not only increase the economic instability of coal mining communities, but expected cost spikes could ultimately be passed on to U.S. consumers through higher energy prices.

  • FAQ: Coal, economic development and poverty

    Ilmi Granoff, Sarah Wykes, Alison Doig, Sam Pickard, Laurie Van Der Burg and Ryan Hogarth. Poverty is the state of human deprivation – deprivation of basic material needs, rights and freedoms, social and political power, education and economic participation. In 2012, almost 900 million people lived on less than $1.90 per day, a level of income considered to be inadequate for basic food ...

  • The Social Cost of Coal: Implications for the World Bank

    2020-3-31  that coal-fired power is the cheapest source of energy, these analyses fail to account for the myriad costs of coal-fired electricity for society. This technical note draws on other inde-pendent economic studies to estimate the social cost of electricity generation from a new

  • Economic and social policies to manage the phase-out of ...

    2020-6-17  staged plan for getting off coal, with plenty of notice to affected workers and communities, and with concrete measures to facilitate an orderly transition, could certainly achieve this inevitable shift in Australia's economy with a minimum of economic and social dislocation.

  • Coal Costs the U.S. $500 Billion Annually in Health ...

    2 天前  Coal Costs the U.S. $500 Billion Annually in Health, Economic, Environmental Impacts Coal is cheap and abundant, but according to a new report it has many billions of hidden costs. By Ariel ...

  • Chapter 19 – Social and Economic Environmental Impact ...

    2020-3-16  Central Queensland Coal Project • Social and Economic 19-3 19.2.3 Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) The object of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) is to protect Queensland’s environment while allowing for development that improves the total quality of life and maintains ecological processes.

  • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

    2016-9-21  , consisting of all the economic activity assumed under the Application Case, plus additional projects that were disclosed as of February 1, 2016 including: - The Altalink Castle Rock Ridge to Chapel Rock Transmission Project; - CanAus Coal’s Michel Creek Coking Coal project; and - Teck’s Baldy Ridge Extension project.

  • Economic and social policies to manage the phase-out of ...

    2020-6-17  staged plan for getting off coal, with plenty of notice to affected workers and communities, and with concrete measures to facilitate an orderly transition, could certainly achieve this inevitable shift in Australia's economy with a minimum of economic and social dislocation.

  • The social and economic consequences of the fossil

    Economic and social consequences of the globalized oil gas industry. ... Coal mining regions across Appalachia have elevated mortality rates. 163. Although Appalachia cannot suffer from currency appreciation due to coal exports, it is often described as presenting the resource curse, ...

  • Coal’s health and environmental costs outweigh

    2020-3-23  The study found that benefits from reduced health and ecosystem impacts clearly overcompensate the direct economic costs of a coal exit. They amount to a net saving effect of about 1.5 per cent of global economic output in 2050, or around £318 for every human on Earth in 2050.

  • China Coal Water Slurry Industry Prospects and Investment ...

    2014-5-3  Meanwhile, along with the improvement of coal water slurry technology, the social efficiency will be more obvious and the economic efficiency will be increased. Consequently, application prospect of coal water slurry is optimistic.

  • (PDF) Assessing the Social and Economic Impacts of

    PDF On Dec 1, 2005, John Rolfe and others published Assessing the Social and Economic Impacts of Coal Mining on Communities in the Bowen Basin: Summary and Recommendations

  • The Economic Impact of the Coal Industry in Pennsylvania

    2014-5-5  The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance is committed to promoting and advancing the Pennsylvania Coal Industry and the economic and social benefit to the employees, businesses, communities and consumers who depend on affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy from coal.

  • Chapter 19 – Social and Economic Environmental Impact ...

    2020-3-16  Central Queensland Coal Project • Social and Economic 19-3 19.2.3 Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) The object of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) is to protect Queensland’s environment while allowing for development that improves the total quality of life and maintains ecological processes.

  • Coal Costs the U.S. $500 Billion Annually in Health ...

    2 天前  Coal Costs the U.S. $500 Billion Annually in Health, Economic, Environmental Impacts Coal is cheap and abundant, but according to a new report it has many billions of hidden costs. By Ariel ...

  • The social and economic consequences of the fossil

    To more fairly compare the economic, social, and environmental aspects of renewables, such as photovoltaics, to fossil fuels, a broader view is required which needs to take into account the impacts of the fossil fuel supply chain. ... This Viewpoint article looks at fuel supply chains for oil gas, coal, and nuclear in terms of their economics ...

  • Social and Economic Context for the Federal Coal Program

    2020-3-3  Social and Economic Context for the Federal Coal Program July 2016 Introduction The Department of Interior has imposed a three-year pause on new federal coal leases while it reviews the existing federal coal-leasing program. During the pause, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will prepare a Programmatic Environmental

  • The Economic Impact of the Coal Industry in Pennsylvania

    2014-5-5  The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance is committed to promoting and advancing the Pennsylvania Coal Industry and the economic and social benefit to the employees, businesses, communities and consumers who depend on affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy from coal.

  • Climate change: will coronavirus hasten the demise of ...

    2020-7-28  As coal reserves have been depleted, miners have had to dig deeper, making each tonne of coal more expensive. ... Mining leaders acknowledge that both economic and social

  • Small business: a canary in the US economic coal mine ...

    They are the best economic indicator in America right now. They are also in trouble. More than 70 per cent of them have been helped by emergency benefits since the start of the pandemic.

  • Vulnerability assessment of coal-mining citiesrsquo ...

    2007-10-14  Coal-mining cities are confronted with a lot of serious social, economic and eco-environmental problems.Though extensive research on coal-mining cities are from many relevant disciplines, few are from the coupled human-environment system.There are obvious

  • Coal Regions in Transition Initiative: Platform for Coal ...

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is the voice of organised civil society in Europe. ... Policy Coordinator for EU Coal Regions in transition, Just Transition Fund in the context of EU Green Deal at the European Commission. Downloads Related content. Downloads.

  • Assessing social and economic impacts associated with ...

    2017-9-27  of social and economic impacts in relation to a coal mining community in central Queensland. The alternative methods, choice modelling and experimental workshops, are compared to the traditional economic and social impact assessment procedures in the context of an established community undergoing some changes in the level of mining activities.

  • Coal does not have an economic future in Australia

    Coal does not have an economic future in Australia September 5, 2018 10.46pm EDT. Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Salim Mazouz, Australian National ...

  • The social and economic consequences of the fossil

    To more fairly compare the economic, social, and environmental aspects of renewables, such as photovoltaics, to fossil fuels, a broader view is required which needs to take into account the impacts of the fossil fuel supply chain. ... This Viewpoint article looks at fuel supply chains for oil gas, coal, and nuclear in terms of their economics ...

  • Social and Economic Context for the Federal Coal Program

    2020-3-3  Social and Economic Context for the Federal Coal Program July 2016 Introduction The Department of Interior has imposed a three-year pause on new federal coal leases while it reviews the existing federal coal-leasing program. During the pause, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will prepare a Programmatic Environmental

  • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Proposed Eskom

    2013-8-30  The purpose of this step is to provide basic information with regard to the economic and social aspects of the proposed coal-fired power station. In this context, the following outcomes are envisioned: x Value of capital investments and estimated number of employed people during the construction phase