Embracing the new Low-Carbon World: the Asian energy survival-kit

Whilst Australia continues to back the crucial but seemingly fated export coal market; our largest coal importers have been undergoing momentous shifts in energy landscapes. Japan, China and India are evolving the way energy is obtained, consumed and conserved, with powerful repercussions for the role of fossil fuels. Together, Japan, China and India make up…

Australian coal: Stranded by the East?

A new report, by the University of Oxford, projects that Australian coal assets are doomed to become ‘stranded assets’ which “suffer from unanticipated or premature write-downs, or conversion to liabilities”, as a result of China’s new carbon conscious policies. Coal, often referred to as the ‘backbone of the world’s energy mix’, is facing its moment…