Germany pays to close three more #coal units; Manchin vetoes Biden’s climate bill; only 10 out of 88 coal blocks in Indian auction attract 2 or more bids; Russian coal baron to face charges over mine explosion
Court defeat spurs US coal plant closure; Polish court orders fine over pollution; South African regulator rebuffs Eskom bid for increased pollution limits; coal company’s claims challenged by Canadian First Nations groups.
Asian insurer exits coal investments; Italian regulator approves closure of 600 MW coal plant; US court ruling makes Missouri coal plant closure likely; Czech Republic could exit coal by 2033 “at the latest”; Vietnamese province seeks wind power over proposed coal plants.
Netherlands pays to close 800 MW unit; Glencore’s mega-methane-emitting mine; China commits to publishing methane reduction plan in 2022; Colombian presidential candidate wants most coal left in the ground.
Vietnam to cut 7000 MW from power plan; German coalition aims for 2030 coal exit; China scraps plan for 3000 MW coal plant in South Africa; Portugal closes last coal plant; Turkish court rules against coal plant.
Dutch pension funds dumps all coal investments; Canadian mine plan switched to renewables zone; details missing from the Asian Development Bank’s proposed coal retirement plan; former NSW minister sent to goal over coal licence.
World’s coal plant pipeline shrinks; US clean energy bill advances; Australian court rejects mining company appeal; Illinois sets 2038 closure date for all but one coal plant; latest draft of Vietnam’s energy strategy increases coal, cuts renewables.
Romanian coal plant closes; Eskom CEO warns against more coal plants; China’s post-lockdown emissions surge shows signs of slowing; US will oppose new coal projects at major multilateral development banks.