Tagged With Coal
Cop26 pact demands stronger targets and faster transition
15 November 2021
Countries agree to phase down coal power and adopt global rules for carbon trade
US and China to cooperate on enhancing climate action
11 November 2021
Joint declaration to tackle CO₂ and methane emissions, with China pledging to reduce coal consumption
Emissions goals imply 2.4°C global warming – Climate Action Tracker
10 November 2021
Cop26 talks fail to gain enough momentum on strengthening inadequate 2030 targets, says climate analysis consortium
Six actions needed to close Paris emissions gap – ETC
4 October 2021
Additional 17-20Gt of carbon dioxide reductions and 40pc cut in methane emissions necessary to keep 1.5°C target alive
US highlights China coal consumption
10 September 2021
Capacity additions continue despite falling demand and accelerating renewables rollout
Global carbon emissions rise beyond pre-pandemic levels – Ember
26 August 2021
Wind and solar growth has been insufficient in fully meeting post-pandemic increase in power demand, with many countries turning to coal
US renewables developers snap up grid-ready sites to beat congestion
23 June 2021
New entrants face lengthy applications and obligation to invest in system
US coal comes under continued pressure – report
17 May 2021
Reduced capacity factors and increasing renewable generation mean trend is accelerating
Global emissions to rebound in 2021 – IEA
20 April 2021
Emerging markets are driving energy demand back to 2019 levels, with coal offsetting renewables growth
UK carbon intensity drops to new low
8 April 2021
Sunny and windy conditions combined with low demand over Easter reduced the need for fossil fuels in the energy mix
Mozambique coal exits could do more harm than good
7 April 2021
Vale has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050—but selling its coal assets to a smaller operator could end up adding to environmental damage
Poland and Bosnia-Herzegovina ramp up renewables
30 March 2021
Eastern European countries are racing to build capacity to wean themselves off coal and hydropower respectively
China turns to nuclear for 2030 pledge
16 March 2021
Reliance on coal will use up the national carbon budget, so nuclear will be needed to start reducing overall emissions
Carbon price drives European coal-to-gas switch
25 February 2021
The surge in carbon prices in recent months is having disproportionate impact on carbon-intensive coal, prompting operators to switch to gas wherever possible
South Africa set to abandon new coal as banks withdraw
5 February 2021
Environmental activism has proved key in derailing state plans to develop more coal-fired power stations
Letter from Brussels: Gas infrastructure falls out of favour
4 February 2021
Coal-to-gas switching could be undermined by proposed regulation excluding gas infrastructure from energy priority scheme