Japan's promotion of coal-fired power plants leads to U.N. rejecting Abe's request to address September climate summit29 Nov 2019The United Nations rejected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s request to speak at its climate summit last September, government sources said Thursday, apparently due to the government’s promotion o... Read More.New Mexico’s largest electric provider said continued operation of a coal-fired power plant using carbon-capture technology wouldn’t be in the best interest of utility customers.Public Servic... Read More.The board is seeking replies from the utilities for non-compliancePollution regulator has warned coal-fired power plants around New Delhi that they could be shut d... Read More.Vale S.A VALE recently announced that it will incur a non-cash impairment charge of approximately $1.6 billion in fourth-quarter 2019 and write-down its New Caledonia mine in connection with annual strat... Read More.South Korea will idle up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February to help limit air pollution, and the remaining plants should be enough to supply power over the winter, ... Read More.Robin Nolting felt a jumble of emotions when U.S. Federal Judge Joe Billy McDade announced in court that he will accept a compromise agreement in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups against Vistra En... Read More.Weekly US coal carload originations totaled 75,859 in the week ended November 23, up 4.5% from the previous week, Association of American roads data showed Wednesday.From the year-ago week, originations ... Read More.Mining group Anglo American is selling a 12% stake in its coking coal operations at Grosvenor in Queensland, Australia, to a group of Japanese partners for around $141 million in cash, it said on Wednesd... Read More.India is lauded for its aggressive targets to achieve India is lauded for its aggressive targets to achieve India is lauded for its aggressive targets to achieve sustainable energy goals-like aiming to g... Read More.Italian bank UniCredit has pledged to halt all lending for thermal coal projects by 2023, joining a growing band of financial companies striving to improve their green credentials.Banks across the world ... Read More.The Bureau of Land Management announced Monday it plans to unlock roughly 500,000 acres of federal land for additional mineral development in northern Wyoming, despite protests from conservation groups t... Read More.US coal-fired power generation totaled 85.9 TWh in September, down 8.8% from August, US Energy Information Administration data showed Tuesday.From the year-ago month coal generation was down 11.2%, the s... Read More.Coal production is poised to decline 3 percent worldwide this year led in part by sharp reductions in the U.S. power sector, including this month's closing of the Bruce Mansfield Generation Plant in ... Read More.If you are serious about cutting carbon emissions, an obvious place to start is shutting down polluting coal-fired power plants.We know where they are, how many there are, who owns and operates them, and... Read More.
China’s Australian coal imports continue as normal, but the customs administration has stepped up environment and safety checks on foreign cargoes, Geng Shuang, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, sa... Read More.Coal mine employment in the U.S. has fallen to nearly its lowest level since the industry began reporting it. The industry has lost 2,206 jobs since the start of this year, according to updated data from... Read More.Remember when Scott Morrison brought a lump of coal into parliament? The CEO of the Minerals Council gave it to himThe Coalition is too closely linked to the fossil fuel... Read More.The coal ministry recently enquired from the PSU about the operational status of the additional blocks allotted to it, and whether extraction from these coal blocks is techno-economically feasible. The g... Read More.Chinese thermal coal prices are likely to come under pressure in 2020 from rising domestic output, while India makes further gains in its quest to surpass China as the world’s largest thermal coal ... Read More.Global electricity production from coal is on track to fall by the largest amount on record this year as countries switch to cleaner alternatives.Reductions in burning of the most carbon-intensive fossil... Read More.