China at risk of breaching climate commitments; UK prosecutor drops charges against mine protesters; pensioners file a lawsuit against South Korea’s National Pension Service; another Bangladeshi coal ship sank; US coal generation slumps.
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.
New Chinese plan to cut coal use to improve air quality; COP28 flags transition from fossil fuels; new Polish government sworn in; US groups call for ban on use of coal ash for fill and in landscaping.
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 call to regulate coal train dust pollution; Bulgaria submits EU just transition plan; largest investor in Adani Power revealed as a company with one shareholder; Australian govt report forecasts limited seaborne thermal coal growth.
Study finds heart health gains after US coke plant closed; India drops plan to auction coal block in Hasdeo Arand forest; permit for coal plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina suspended pending court decision.
Big US coal plant to close early; Poland offers to buy coal mines & plants from state-owned utilities; Indonesia pushes for G20 OK on coal lending as sustainable; Australian banks refuse to refinance A$1 billion loan for Whitehaven Coal.