¬†Access to capital, a lack of capital discipline and negative public perception continue to be a significant restraints for the global coal industry, several industry leaders said during panels Thursday at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference.¬† Even though global coal demand is projected to rise in the coming years due to growth in Asia, the industry is struggling to move off the back foot, said the panelists at the conference in Houston. Coal “is often a fuel, in my view, that’s cast as a Hollywood villain,” said Glenn Kellow, the president and CEO of St. Louis-based Peabody Energy, during a late afternoon panel. Kellow said the industry has a number of good things going for it, […]