If war wins, climate action loses

If war wins, climate action loses

Thu Mar 17, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Thu Mar 17, 2022 02:23 AM Ukrainian service members walk near a school building destroyed by shelling in Zhytomyr, Ukraine yesterday. Photo: Reuters “> Ukrainian service members walk near a school building destroyed by shelling in Zhytomyr, Ukraine yesterday. Photo: Reuters The Ukraine war is a […]

When China battles the world’s biggest coal exporter, coal loses

FILE -- The Collinsville coal mine seen from above, in Queensland, Australia, on July 5, 2017. Coal production in Australia has more than doubled over the past three decades. (David Maurice Smith/The New York Times)

China has now officially blocked coal imports from Australia after months of vague restrictions that dramatically slowed trade and stranded huge ships at sea. For Australia, the world’s largest coal exporter, the decision is a gut punch that eliminates its second-biggest market at a time when many countries are already rethinking their dependence on a […]