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.
Dutch pension funds dumps all coal investments; Canadian mine plan switched to renewables zone; details missing from the Asian Development Bank’s proposed coal retirement plan; former NSW minister sent to goal over coal licence.
Romanian coal plant closes; Eskom CEO warns against more coal plants; China’s post-lockdown emissions surge shows signs of slowing; US will oppose new coal projects at major multilateral development banks.
US climate envoy singles out coal; US utility to close Ohio plant 5 years early; Floods increase pressure on Germany; Indian regulator opens door for distribution utilities to dump old contracts; International Energy Agency warns of coal generation rebound.
Legal action against Belgian bank over fossil fuel bonds; Indonesian businessman arrested in coal mine investigation; Dow Jones dumps Adani Ports from sustainability index; Anglo American pays to offload its South African coal mines.
China’s coal plant building spree saw global capacity rise in 2020; Indian state rules out more coal plants, considers phase-out of existing fleet; Russia short-term slashes coal production forecast; South 32 pays to offload its South African thermal coal mines.