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.
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.
Vietnam to cut 7000 MW from power plan; German coalition aims for 2030 coal exit; China scraps plan for 3000 MW coal plant in South Africa; Portugal closes last coal plant; Turkish court rules against coal plant.
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.
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.
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.