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Germany approves bringing coal-fired power plants back online this winter

Germany's cabinet on Wednesday approved putting on-reserve lignite-fired power plants back online from October until the end of March 2024, the economy ministry said, as a step to replace scarce natural gas this winter and avoid shortages.

read more... 05/10/2023


G20 per capita CO2 emissions from coal rise 7% from 2015

Group of 20 nations have increased per capita emissions nearly 7% from coal-fired power since 2015, with China and India adding new plants, and Australia's CO2 count per head nearly three times higher than the world average, research showed on Tuesday.

read more... 05/09/2023


France allows coal plants to operate until end-2024

The French government today published a decree increasing the number of hours when coal-fired plants are allowed to operate until the end of next year.

read more... 25/08/2023


‘UK abandons proposed law to ban coal power generation’

The government has reportedly scrapped a plan to pass a law to ban coal power generation in Britain.

read more... 26/06/2023


UK Government to backtrack on new coal mine ban

The UK Government will backtrack on plans to include a ban on opening new coal mines in its updated Energy Bill currently moving through Parliament, the BBC reports.

read more... 21/06/2023