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China ETS requires power market reform
14 November 2022
Policymakers’ ongoing preference for regulated power tariffs over market-based pricing is one of key problems China needs to address
Energy sector carbon emissions to peak in 2025 – IEA
27 October 2022
New policies in the EU, the US and China will cause emissions to peak this decade, the first time this has been forecast in an IEA Steps scenario
Global carbon emissions set to rise in 2022 – IEA
19 October 2022
World on course for 33.8bn t of CO₂ emissions this year, but major deployments of renewables and EVs have slowed rate of increase
CCUS gains traction in China after slow start
26 September 2022
Country’s largest energy and industrial companies take the lead in early development ahead of wider deployment of technology
EU puts forward measures to reduce power demand
14 September 2022
Proposals also include a temporary revenue cap on operators of renewable, nuclear and lignite power generation
Australia advances coal mine expansion
6 September 2022
State government approves doubling of Mount Pleasant mine as it refuses moratorium on new fossil fuel production
EU ETS prices rise on high coal burn, low auctions
24 August 2022
Prices in the EU’s emissions trading scheme hit an all-time high last week after an August rally on reduced volumes and an increase in coal burn
RWE raises 2022 renewables spend by 30pc
12 August 2022
German utility targets €5bn investment in renewables but confirms temporary restart of lignite power plants to support winter supply
Burning developed fossil fuel reserves will exceed 1.5°C carbon budget
10 August 2022
Significant proportion of CO₂ from oil, gas and coal assets either producing or under construction must be left unburned, study says
Germany confirms temporary reprieve for coal power
13 July 2022
Cabinet adopts regulation allowing increased use of coal- and oil-fired generation as Russian gas crisis deepens
India solar scale-up must include storage
24 June 2022
Solar is the best option for India’s transition, but deployment of battery storage is needed to maximise its potential, industry figures tell event in New Delhi
Transition aid to developing countries must accelerate
4 April 2022
Financial pledges need to be substantially larger to have an impact, Indian policy expert says
RWE questions role of gas in transition
15 March 2022
German utility is reviewing its fuel options for new generation capacity as the Ukraine war hits energy markets with full force, CEO Markus Krebber says
South Africa’s cities seize renewables initiative
10 March 2022
Municipalities are resorting to direct procurement as the government fails to narrow the generation gap
Global carbon emissions highest on record in 2021
10 March 2022
Burning of coal to fuel economic recovery led to 6pc increase in emissions from 2020
Europe faces transition trade-offs amid Russian crisis
9 March 2022
More use of coal-fired power is likely in the short term, while new North Sea projects are not the answer, ETC chair Adair Turner tells Transition Economist
Dubai doubles down on sustainability drive
16 February 2022
New emissions targets and switch away from coal highlight fresh sustainability push
Japan’s power costs could double by 2030 – Wood Mackenzie
11 January 2022
Options for provision of dispatchable power to replace fossil fuels remain very expensive across Asia-Pacific, consultant says
Coal burn jumps sharply in 2021 – IEA
11 January 2022
Economic recovery and surging natural gas prices have boosted demand for coal for power generation
Action needed to curb record coal demand – IEA
17 December 2021
Report warns of gap between ambition and action as rising coal power generation in Asia threatens net-zero goals
Red tape slows Southeast Asia’s renewables growth
9 December 2021
Pace of deployment to leave Indonesia and the Philippines heavily reliant on coal through end of decade, analysts say
EU carbon prices surge to record levels
8 December 2021
Number of investment funds active in EU ETS market up 50pc in 2021, exchange data shows
Cop26 pact demands stronger targets and faster transition
15 November 2021
Countries agree to phase down coal power and adopt global rules for carbon trade
US and China to cooperate on enhancing climate action
11 November 2021
Joint declaration to tackle CO₂ and methane emissions, with China pledging to reduce coal consumption
Emissions goals imply 2.4°C global warming – Climate Action Tracker
10 November 2021
Cop26 talks fail to gain enough momentum on strengthening inadequate 2030 targets, says climate analysis consortium
Six actions needed to close Paris emissions gap – ETC
4 October 2021
Additional 17-20Gt of carbon dioxide reductions and 40pc cut in methane emissions necessary to keep 1.5°C target alive
US highlights China coal consumption
10 September 2021
Capacity additions continue despite falling demand and accelerating renewables rollout
Global carbon emissions rise beyond pre-pandemic levels – Ember
26 August 2021
Wind and solar growth has been insufficient in fully meeting post-pandemic increase in power demand, with many countries turning to coal
US renewables developers snap up grid-ready sites to beat congestion
23 June 2021
New entrants face lengthy applications and obligation to invest in system
US coal comes under continued pressure – report
17 May 2021
Reduced capacity factors and increasing renewable generation mean trend is accelerating
Global emissions to rebound in 2021 – IEA
20 April 2021
Emerging markets are driving energy demand back to 2019 levels, with coal offsetting renewables growth
UK carbon intensity drops to new low
8 April 2021
Sunny and windy conditions combined with low demand over Easter reduced the need for fossil fuels in the energy mix
Mozambique coal exits could do more harm than good
7 April 2021
Vale has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050—but selling its coal assets to a smaller operator could end up adding to environmental damage
Poland and Bosnia-Herzegovina ramp up renewables
30 March 2021
Eastern European countries are racing to build capacity to wean themselves off coal and hydropower respectively
China turns to nuclear for 2030 pledge
16 March 2021
Reliance on coal will use up the national carbon budget, so nuclear will be needed to start reducing overall emissions
Carbon price drives European coal-to-gas switch
25 February 2021
The surge in carbon prices in recent months is having disproportionate impact on carbon-intensive coal, prompting operators to switch to gas wherever possible
South Africa set to abandon new coal as banks withdraw
5 February 2021
Environmental activism has proved key in derailing state plans to develop more coal-fired power stations
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