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Czech health minister backs coal mining phase-out ‘as soon as possible’

Czech health minister Jan Blatný is aware of the negative impacts of coal mining on the environment and human health. “Personally, I am in favour of a coal mining phase-out as soon as possible,” he told EURACTIV.cz.

read more... 19/01/2021

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Portugal on track to become coal-free by year end

The Sines coal plant in Portugal went offline at midnight yesterday evening (14 January), leaving Portugal with just one remaining coal power station in operation, which is scheduled for closure in November.

read more... 15/01/2021

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Britain sees greenest year for electricity in 2020

The country was powered coal-free for over 5,147 hours in 2020, compared with 3,666 hours in 2019, National Grid ESO said

read more... 12/01/2021

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Cold Weather In China Sends Coal, Gas Prices Sky-High

The coldest winter in China since 1966 has sent coal and gas prices soaring as power demand surges.

read more... 11/01/2021

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Germany rings in 2021 with CO2 tax, coal phase-out

From January 1, 2021 the government will charge 25 euros ($30) per tonne of carbon dioxide emissions released by the transport and heating sectors

read more... 04/01/2021

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