ENGIE announces total exit from coal by 2025 in Chile

The energy firm has also announced the development of 2GW of new renewable energy capacity

Global energy-related emissions on track for second-biggest annual increase in history

Driven by coal use for electricity generation, carbon dioxide emissions are projected to rise by 1.5 billion tonnes

SaskPower CCS site hits milestone of capturing 4m tonnes of CO2

SaskPower’s CCS facility has demonstrated the impact on the environment this technology can have – equivalent to taking 865,000 cars off the road for a year

Government ‘calls in’ controversial plan for Cumbria coal mine

The government is set to hold a public inquiry to decide whether the coal mine should be allowed to go ahead

AES targets net zero emissions from electricity sales by 2040

It has also pledged to reduce its generation from coal-fired power stations to below 10% by 2025 and boost the growth of renewables

CCC urges government to rethink approval of new coal mine on climate grounds

Lord Deben has stressed the West Cumbria Mining Company project will conflict with the UK’s national target of delivering net zero by 2050

Malaysia’s CIMB to phase out coal financing by 2040

Asset-level or general corporate financing will be prohibited for new thermal coal mines and coal-fired power plants, as well as expansions of the projects

Uniper and Fortum deepen relationship to become more sustainable

The power firms say they plan to move towards lower carbon portfolios and look to shift away from coal in favour of natural gas

AFRY steps back from new-build coal projects in move to drive down emissions

The Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company suggests the increasing demand for carbon-free energy ‘requires concrete actions from all industry players’

US invests $80m in net zero electricity and hydrogen plants

The plants will be fuelled by coal, natural gas, biomass and waste plastics and will incorporate carbon capture, utilisation and storage technologies