In an embarrassing rebuff to the JBIC, an Indonesian administrative court has ruled a key environmental permit for a huge coal plant expansion was issued illegally.
Articles by Bob Burton
Supporters of carbon capture plants on coal power stations are seeking to sell the story they are cheaper than renewables – despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
Wood Mackenzie estimates seaborne thermal coal use would have to fall by 40 per cent by 2035 to meet the 2° target.
A protest and one-week hunger strike has prompted the South Korean Government to indefinitely postpone consideration of the 1160 MW ‘Dangjin Eco Power’ coal-fired plant.
Just a few kilometres from the wild south-western coast of Madagascar – home to part of the world’s third largest coral reef system – the coal-laden New Mykonos has sunk and is slowly breaking apart.
Barely a day goes by without coal lobbyists proclaiming thermal coal still has a rosy future. BHP Billiton fears otherwise.
The world’s largest coal miner Coal India has opted to cut prices rather than its ballooning domestic mine production. That’s more bad news for Australian coal projects hoping to export to India.
Arch Coal says Melbourne-headquartered Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute one of numerous coal industry lobby groups it owes money to.
GVK Hancock Coal’s plan to exploit deposits containing over 7 billion tonnes of coal in the Galilee Basin are all but officially dead.