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Asia's new coal plant plans jeopardise climate targets

Five Asian countries are responsible for 80% of new coal power plants planned around the world, the Carbon Tracker group said on Wednesday, saying most would prove uneconomical and the new plants would put international climate goals out of reach.

read more... 30/06/2021


G7 pledges to end support for unabated coal by end of 2021

G7 leaders committed June 13 to end new direct government support for unabated international thermal coal power generation by the end of 2021.

read more... 14/06/2021


Poland's Lodz Region publishes draft plans to close massive Belchatow power plant by 2036

Polish authorities are prepared to close Europe’s most polluting power plant by the end of 2036, according to a draft document published by local authorities on Tuesday.

read more... 09/06/2021


Romania commits to phase out coal by 2032

Romania will exit coal by 2032 at the latest and pass a law by mid-2022 to address the closure of mines and adopt socio-economic measures to support coal communities and reskilling of worers, according to the country’s official recovery plan.

read more... 04/06/2021


World's coal producers now planning more than 400 new mines

The world’s coal producers are currently planning as many as 432 new mine projects with 2.28 billion tonnes of annual output capacity, research published on Thursday showed, putting targets for slowing global climate change at risk.

read more... 03/06/2021