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.
Indian tribunal orders coal ash oversight; Indonesian export ban continues to hit thermal coal market; US President flags prospect of Manchin-friendly climate plan; NGOs dismayed at Czech Republic’s proposed Turow mine settlement.
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.
Court defeat spurs US coal plant closure; Polish court orders fine over pollution; South African regulator rebuffs Eskom bid for increased pollution limits; coal company’s claims challenged by Canadian First Nations groups.
Netherlands pays to close 800 MW unit; Glencore’s mega-methane-emitting mine; China commits to publishing methane reduction plan in 2022; Colombian presidential candidate wants most coal left in the ground.
World’s coal plant pipeline shrinks; US clean energy bill advances; Australian court rejects mining company appeal; Illinois sets 2038 closure date for all but one coal plant; latest draft of Vietnam’s energy strategy increases coal, cuts renewables.