South African court backs clean air standards; Turkish court rules against 1800 MW plant; China releases long-awaited five-year energy plan; sanctions on Russia hits European coal imports; Vietnamese plants hit by coal price spike.
Court overturns Montana mine expansion decision; Australia’s largest coal plant to close in 2025; International Energy Agency reports surge in methane emissions in 2021; Colorado’s newest coal plant breaks down again.
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.
Germany pays to close three more #coal units; Manchin vetoes Biden’s climate bill; only 10 out of 88 coal blocks in Indian auction attract 2 or more bids; Russian coal baron to face charges over mine explosion
Asian insurer exits coal investments; Italian regulator approves closure of 600 MW coal plant; US court ruling makes Missouri coal plant closure likely; Czech Republic could exit coal by 2033 “at the latest”; Vietnamese province seeks wind power over proposed coal plants.