Mission Critical: Coal-Fired Power Central to China & India’s Growing Economic Fortunes

China and India clearly didn’t get the memo that reckons coal-fired power is dead. Both are determined to drag their people out of agrarian poverty and both know precisely how to do it: cheap and reliable coal-fired power. Building new plants at a rate that incenses the climate cult intelligentsia, both countries have no interest […]

Fired-Up: Global Demand For Coal Defies Wind & Sun Cult’s Predictions of Doom

World energy markets keep defying the wind and solar cult’s prediction that coal’s days are over. The meme has it that ‘coal is dead’, but in reality it hasn’t suffered so much as a flesh wound. Indeed, thermal coal prices are off the charts, with record demand driving record prices: Australian thermal coal prices hit $US$400 […]

China’s Transition From Agrarian Poverty Fuelled By Mountains of Coal

China’s rise is built on the same black stuff that dragged Europe out of the dark ages: mountains of coal. While the ever inscrutable regime in China outwardly pays lip service to climate warriors railing against carbon dioxide gas, with a wink and a nod to its own wind and solar schemes, China is building […]

No Net-Zero: China’s Rise Built On Insatiable Demand for Cheap & Reliable Coal-Fired Power

The economic and military rise of China is based on coal-fired power, and a firm rejection of the suicidal net-zero emissions targets adopted by their Western opponents. China’s love affair with coal and nuclear power continues to flourish and, contrary to Western myth, the CCP has turned on unreliable wind and solar, with a vengeance […]

China & Russia Profit From West’s Ludicrous Obsession With Unreliable Wind and Solar

As Germany scrambles to secure the gas needed to prevent their wind and solar ‘powered’ grid from total collapse, Vladimir Putin is laughing all the way to the bank. And the Russians aren’t the only ones profiting from the West’s maniacal obsession with chaotically intermittent wind and solar. China – with plenty of unwilling assistance […]

Insatiable: Coal-Fired Power Continues its Dominance in Energy Hungry China

The anti-energy/anti-civilisation squad keep predicting the end of coal and coal-fired power. But in China and India the demand for the black stuff – and the cheap and reliable power it delivers – is insatiable, and rising. Notwithstanding a global economic wind down during the Covid-19 outbreak, Chinese demand for coal is about to reach […]