New Indonesian President has close ties to coal; European coal generation collapsed in 2023; new charges in Ohio utility scandal; uproar in Chhattisgarh parliament over approval for coal mines in Hasdeo Arand forest.
Poland signals support for stronger climate action; last Slovakian coal plant to close in June; IEA points to renewables surge; Bulgarian minister says government won’t close coal plants, the market will.
Indonesia softens January coal export ban; Czech Republic announces 2033 coal end date; tailings dam collapses at South African coal mine; US audit report criticises wasteful spending on carbon capture projects.
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.
Mines, ports, power plants hit by coronavirus impacts; Sumitomo restricts coal lending; South Korea bails out coal plant manufacturer as demand falls; Indian utilities slash coal capacity, coal stockpiles grow.
Global coal power peak nears; South Korea aims to hike coal tax; power plant scandals in Thailand and Indonesia; Is Japan finally turning away from coal?; Adani submits low-cost plan for Australian coal port expansion.