China and India will see the biggest coal job losses and need to plan support for affected communities, Global Energy Monitor warns
A finance tool to shut down Asian coal plants up to a decade early will swing into action “soon”, says Asian Development Bank climate envoy
The scheme aims to fund the coal-to-clean energy transition in emerging economies like Indonesia but experts warn the fine print is key
Coal lobbyists have defended industry interests, met with politicians and delayed climate legislation in South Africa.
The current Colombia head of an American coal miner will face trial, accused of giving money to right-wing paramilitaries in the late nineties
An investigation by Oxpeckers and Climate Home found coal-reliant communities in South Africa have scarce details on how funds for reskilling workers from its $8.5 billion deal will be implemented.
Energy security fears prompted Beijing to rapidly accelerate coal power plans last year, raising concerns about the country’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions
A new study has found that most energy transition models ask nations like China, India and South Africa to cut coal use twice as fast as developed countries ever did.
Almost 80% of the more than 80,000 residents working in Ermelo are employed by Eskom and Transnet, the state-owned energy and transport companies
The German government agreed that utility RWE could expand the Luetzerath coal mine in exchange for a faster national coal phase-out
The US and Japan led on mobilising finance to retire Indonesian coal plants and scale up renewables, in a deal announced in Bali
Rich countries have been discussing “just energy transition partnerships” with South Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Senegal
Insiders say less than 3% of the money rich countries promised is earmarked as grants, raising concerns about fairness and South Africa’s debt burden
AGL had planned to split in two and keep burning coal for another two decades or more, before Mike Cannon-Brookes led a shareholder revolt
Mike Cannon-Brookes’ market raid on AGL, Australia’s biggest polluter, is putting its slow coal exit plan under scrutiny
China has committed to cut methane emissions in a deal with the US but a lack of robust monitoring and expensive capture technologies are barriers
For too long, Japan has depended on coal power at home and promoted it abroad, despite the climate imperative to switch to clean energy
Scott Morrison’s administration is celebrating rising coal exports and pledging to send a shipment of coal to Ukraine
Global coal power generation reached an all time high in 2021, just as countries reached an elusive consensus to phase down the fossil fuel
A “traffic light coalition” of centre-left, green and pro-business parties has agreed to strengthen climate policies in the next German government