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1. Some banks may be re-investing in coal after promising not to do so, as @nytimes reported this week, but that doesn't mean #coal is coming back - not by a long shot. This THREAD explains why:
2. This new @nytimes report by @flitteronfraud shows that some banks are dragging their feet on moving #BeyondCoal even as the industry’s last legs continue to wobble:
3. More than half of the coal plants in America have retired or committed to retire and, despite the Trump administrations ridiculous ploys, utilities are abandoning coal at roughly the same rate under this administration as they were under Obama:…
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Thread: Lots of good news in the 2017 energy numbers, just out from @EIAgov - renewable energy is pushing out fossil fuels. Our #BeyondCoal analyst @sustainablejohn helped us break it down (cc @drvox @bradplumer @MikeGrunwald):
1. At the national level, #coal generation was down 7 out of 12 months in 2017 compared to 2016, and this led to an annual year over year decline of 2.5% in coal generation. Coal’s short lived, so-called recovery appears to be over.
2. Here's that declining US #coal generation in cool animated GIF form:
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