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.
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.
Black and Veatch exits new coal plant work; funders withdraw from South African mine; who will build the world’s last coal plant?; guilty pleas in US utility bailout scandal; Indonesian power and coal sectors rack up losses.
Indonesian utility head resigns; Taiwan orders coal closures; New data highlights renewables undermining existing coal; coal plants identified as major driver of Western Balkans air pollution; Mongolia likely to defer coal mine part-privatisation.
Controversy over Chinese projects in South Africa and Bangladesh; California to decarbonise by 2045; South African President Cyril Ramphosa’s bizarre power plan; Indian Supreme Court orders coal plants to meet pollution standards.