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Czech government to look at speedier coal exit than 2038 target

The Czech government has sent back a recommendation to phase out coal by 2038 to a state commission to examine an earlier exit, the Industry Ministry said on Monday, after a split over the target in the ruling coalition.

read more... 25/05/2021


G7 countries agree to accelerate coal phase-out

Climate ministers from G7 countries have committed to "further accelerate the transition away from unabated coal capacity" and agreed to end the financing of coal-fired plants overseas, according to a statement issued today.

read more... 24/05/2021


UK wants global agreement to stop financing coal projects

Britain wants to broker a global agreement to stop the cross-border financing of coal projects when it hosts a major climate conference in November, a senior government minister said on Friday.

read more... 14/05/2021


Poland's plan to extend coal mine's life could cost it EU climate funds

Poland's plan to extend the life of a coal mine in Turow until 2044 could mean the region will not get access to the European Union's flagship green transition fund, the European Commission said on Monday.

read more... 04/05/2021


China to cut coal use share below 56% in 2021

China aims to cut its coal use to below 56% of energy consumption in 2021, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a statement on Thursday, but said the fuel would still play a vital role in ensuring the nation’s energy security.

read more... 23/04/2021