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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam releases one of four imprisoned climate advocates, then approves new power plan; case against Indian environmental lawyer lacks evidence; report raises questions over pollution impact of Japan’s ammonia burning push.
Court rejects New Zealand mine; Welsh mine operating beyond planning permit; most banks don’t exclude metallurgical coal; Colombian representatives file complaint against European utilities and ports; Indian groups hit by another government crackdown on NGOs.