New coal starts stall outside China; US court overturns mine permit; US pollution study finds coal-based fine particle pollution deadlier than previously thought; protest shuts Australian port for two days.
US groups celebrate the expiry of a permit for a US coal-to-diesel plant; India approves unnecessary coal plants; Turkish President drawn into controversy over mine expansion; US utility under investigation by Ohio organised crime unit.
China emissions peak nears with solar surge; Indonesian power glut puts a question mark over proposed new units; South African court orders coal company to withdraw machinery pending decision; Vietnam’s new power plan sets deadline for proposed coal plants.
European steel majors look to cut coal; new Dubai coal plant to run on gas; end in sight for Oakland coal port plan; IMF staff deleted text on Japan’s continued coal plant financing; BlackRock flags coal and steel shifts but 2030 targets still not released.
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.
UK council rejects mine; courts rule against coal projects in Australia and US; UK council rejects mine; accelerated closure for Colorado coal plant; AES closes coal units in Chile and looks to offload Vietnamese coal plant stake.