Since peaking in January 2011, the price of thermal coal has fallen 51%. We highlight nine reasons for this imbalance and suggest some of these factors are secular as opposed to normal cyclicality.
Would you withdraw money from an ATM and then bin it? Have you bought batteries from the shops and then immediately throw them away? As absurd as this sounds, we as a nation do this every day.
- The Ethical Enterprise Award is back and applications are open to recognise and celebrate, business and enterprises that deliver positive impact and change, and a healthy bottom-line throughout their activities.
- A substantial portion of the world’s population live in poverty without adequate access to basic needs such as energy, health services or education. Not only is this a problem in its own right but produces a massive dilemma when tackling the problem of global warming.
- It’s a significant year for Dr Jane Goodall – the British primatologist, environmentalist, UN Messenger of Peace and inspiration to millions, is celebrating her 80th birthday.
- Following on from the excellent returns recorded in the 2012/13 financial year, momentum was maintained, with further strong performances achieved across most global indices over the past 12 months.