BP: Record Drop in Global Coal Consumption in 2015

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Yukako Ono for the Financial Times:Global coal consumption dropped 1.8 per cent in 2015, its largest fall on record, according to BP, as demand increasingly shifts to greener fuels. Coal was the only fuel that lost global market share in the power market although it remained the second largest with 29.2 per cent, the lowest share since 2005.The net decline in coal consumption was due to economic growth slowdowns in the US and China where production fell too, BP said.BP said in its statistical review released today that the shift is helping carbon emission reduction:Sluggish demand growth together with the shift in the energy mix away from coal meant that the growth in carbon emissions from energy consumption stalled in 2015. This encouraging development represented the slowest growth in emissions in nearly a quarter of a century (aside from immediately following the financial crisis).Carbon emissions increased by just 0.1 per cent in 2015, BP noted.Full article: Global coal demand saw record fall last year — BP BP: Record Drop in Global Coal Consumption in 2015last_img read more

Donna Michele Raschke, 54, Wellington: Dec. 31, 1960 – Feb. 22, 2015

first_imgTo leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.net She is survived by her two daughters, Emily Raschke and her fiancé Michael Lozano and Erika Raschke, all of Oklahoma City, OK; two brothers, Cliff Craig and his wife Judi of Shawnee, OK and Chris Craig and Jodi Weir of Wellington, KS; and one grandson, Brohnson of Oklahoma City, OK. Donna Michele Raschke – with grandson.Donna Michele Raschke, age 54, longtime Wellington resident, passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Ok surrounded by her loving family.  She worked at First National Bank for over 18 years and at Future’s Unlimited for over 15 years.Donna Michele (Craig) Raschke was born on December 31, 1960 to Bobby Dick Craig and Shirley Jean (Bedwell) Craig in Wellington, KS. She was a 1978 graduate of Wellington High School.Donna loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandson, Brohnson. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Wellington, KS. Mr. Cliff Craig will officiate. Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.center_img Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 1:00 – 8:00 P.M.  The family will be present to greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. A memorial has been established with Valir Hospice Care in lieu of flowers. Contributions can be left at the funeral home. She is preceded in death by her parents.last_img read more