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China, Japan Adding Coal Plants While Rest of the World Moves...

Global coal capacity grew last year grew for the first time since 2015 At the same time, coal plants retired at an accelerating...

Miner Threats: Industry Not Addressing Global Warming, While Flooding, Drought Risks...

The world’s mining industry is doing little to curb greenhouse gases and combat global warming, raising the possibility of a backlash from...

Madrid Climate Talks End With Whimper, as Countries Negotiate Non-Binding Statement

This year’s United Nations climate talks ended with a weak statement calling for greater efforts to tackle greenhouse emissions, a result that...

As Coal Use Declines, Increases in Global Emissions Rate Slows, Study...

Carbon dioxide emissions around the world are rising less than last year, thanks to the developed world’s shift away from coal and...

BNP Paribas, Feeling the Heat from Critics, Says It Will Quit...

BNP Paribas, criticized as one of the leading Western financiers of coal expansion, says it will cease all financing of the sector...

Renewables Still a Better Bet Than Coal After Trump Rolls Back...

The Trump administration’s rolling back of rules protecting the environment from hazardous coal plant waste comes late in the game — coal...

Utilities Face a Choice to Stand in the Way of Renewables...

America’s utilities are facing a choice when it comes to renewables: Jump in and profit or dig in their heels and risk...

US-China Trade War Risks Creating ESG Black Hole

The escalating tariff war between the world’s two largest economies isn’t just hurting Chinese investment in the U.S. It may lead China...

Norway’s Sovereign Fund Tightens Ban on Coal Assets, While Seeking Renewable...

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Coal assets aren’t going away, but renewable-energy infrastructure ones are seeing...