new coal campaign

The new coal rush

Coal – the most polluting of all fuels in the most polluting of all sectors – may be about to stage a major comeback in the UK. In December last year, the energy giant Eon applied to build the first new coal-fired generating units in the UK in 33 years and now Medway Council in Kent is considering the application.

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First big insurer quits coal as new campaign targets

Apr 26, 2017A new campaign pressures insurers to quit the coal sector, and on the same day the first big insurer announces to stop insuring coal. Read the press release. First Major Insurer Quits Coal as New Report Exposes Insurers' Hypocrisy on Climate

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About

In the wake of Congress' failure to pass a climate bill in 2010, Bloomberg worked with the Sierra Club to launch the Beyond Coal campaign, which has retired more than half of all U.S. coal plants since its inception. Politico has called it perhaps the most effective campaign in

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STATEMENT ON COAL

planning new coal (i.e. plants10 and mines11) (utilities, mining companies, and coal service providers) oroorror having more than 5 GW of thermal coal power plant capacity installed or mining more than 10 million tonnes thermal coal annually (utilities and mining companies)

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Coal mining on federal land faces long

Coal mining on federal land faces long-awaited environmental review. The Biden administration announced a plan Thursday to study a system last revised more than 40 years ago in which private companies are allowed to mine coal off government property. A flock of geese fly past a smokestack at a coal power plant near Emmitt, Kan., on Jan. 10, 2009.

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How a Grassroots Rebellion Won the Nation's Biggest

Apr 02, 2012Last year, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg put $50 million into the Beyond Coal campaign, with the explicit goal of shutting down a third of the nation's coal plants by 2020.

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Asian banks are failing on climate by channeling billions

Feb 25, 2021Chinese banks channeled $467 billion to the coal industry over the past two years, more than half of the total examined by the report. New rule could make it harder for banks to cut ties with oil

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Cumbria Coal Mine Campaign – SLACC

The case against a new Coal Mine. West Cumbria Mining want to open a new deep mine at Whitehaven West Cumbria. Part of the mine would run under the Irish Sea, but that section will need a separate consent from the Marine Management Organisation.

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New trial set for coal boss in alleged campaign

Feb 13, 2018The first trial in Laurita's case ended with a mistrial on Feb. 2, when the 12-member jury couldn't determine whether he illegally funneled excessive campaign contributions to pro-coal

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Canadian country music star spurs unlikely coalition

Jul 19, 2021The campaign against coal mining, featuring images of ranchers riding their horses through rivers in the shadow of the mountains and traversing grassy valleys, has

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Hundreds of Alabama coal miners protest outside BlackRock

Jul 29, 2021Hundreds of coal miners and union advocates took to the streets of New York City this week in support of workers from Warrior Met Coal mines in

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Dynegy out of the new coal business

Aug 12, 2009Dynegy out of the new coal business This is the weekly post from Bruce Nilles, director of Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign. Three years

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New York to phase out coal by 2020 through strict

May 10, 2019New York is the first in nation to phase out coal plant through regulatory action, according to Cuomo's website. The new rules require plants to

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No New Coal Bacchus Marsh

No New Coal Bacchus Marsh. In 2016 Moorabool Environment Group and the Bacchus Marsh community showed Mantle Mining out the door, after a long battle to protect the unique environmental assets and significant food bowl of our area. Mantle Mining estimated that 1-2 Billion tonnes of coal could be mined from the Bacchus Marsh area.

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Sierra Student Coalition's CU Beyond Coal Campaign

Come hang out with the CU Beyond Coal Campaign watch the premiere showing of the new documentary Coal Country. Sierra Student Coalition's CU Beyond Coal Campaign October 26, 2009

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About the Campaign — No Coal, No Gas

The No Coal No Gas campaign formed in 2019 as a regional coalition of affinity groups, partner organizations, and individual humans. Together, we are a direct action campaign dedicated to ending the burning of fossil fuels in New England. Climate change and air pollution from the continued burning of fossil fuels affect everyone - but the first

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'Cows are the new coal': Investors urge governments to

Jun 30, 2021Jeremy Coller, chair of FAIRR and chief executive of Coller Capital, said: "Cows are the new coal. The emissions from agriculture and related land use are on a level with the greenhouse gases emitted by the EU, US and Japan combined. But he told The Independent investment groups priorities remain in generating capital.

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UK government gives nod to new coal mine, enraging climate

Jan 08, 2021The decision to allow the country's first new deep coal mine in decades came after a long-running campaign against the project by environmental groups, which accused the government of

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Indonesia says no new coal plants from 2023 (after the

May 12, 2021Zulkifli said construction of the new coal plants is expected to be finished by 2023. Outside of the 35,000 MW program, there's a parallel project to

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New EPA Rules Show Obama's No Longer Hiding War on Coal

Jun 01, 2014In the 2012 campaign, he actually ran ads reminding Ohio voters of Mitt Romney's long-ago crusade against a massive coal plant in Salem, Massachusetts. "That

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Kayakers Protest Bow Coal Plant As Western Wildfire Smoke

Jul 21, 2021Even under current pollution regulations and with new technology to limit toxic emissions, scientists agree that coal power plants are a key contributor to the warming trend that's amplifying

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Fossil Fuels Insurance

2017 Scorecard on insurance, coal and climate change. Leading insurance companies have pulled $20 billion out of investments in coal and a growing number are refusing to underwrite new coal projects, reveals a new scorecard on the industry from the Unfriend Coal campaign.

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Coal Industry Launches New Ad Campaign Attacking President

Oct 03, 2012The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity has launched a new ad campaign criticizing President Obama. The ads don't mention either

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INSURING COAL NO MORE

coal combustion to peak by 2020, fall by 80% below 2010 levels over the next decade, and end before 2040 – some 10 years earlier than previously esti-mated.8 Yet in July 2019, 980 new coal projects with a combined capacity of 925 gigawatts were still in the pipeline or under construction.9 generators with a

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N.H. Coal Plant Will Run Through At Least 2025 After

Mar 01, 2021Activist groups like 350 New Hampshire and the No Coal No Gas campaign have also argued that ISO's current capacity auctions do too much

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Can You Teach a Coal Miner to Code?

Nov 18, 2015The distaste started when the New York City billionaire donated $50 million to the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign back in 2011, and continued when he

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Green New Deal, the Paris climate agreement, nuclear power

May 31, 2019Biden supports a price on carbon, a campaign spokesman told The Post. Candidate positions highlighted. He opposed Obama's 2016 move to stop new coal leasing on federal lands.

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China's Belt and Road Initiative should stop financing new

Nevertheless, Biden's call produced few concrete results. The G7 meeting did, however, promise to stop using government funds to finance new international coal power plants by the end of 2021

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New Weapon In War On Coal: Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

May 26, 2021The campaign promises of 2016 were so much dust in the wind halfway through his tenure, when the former POTUS excluded coal from his 2019 State of

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Coal Campaign

The Coal Campaign seeks to prevent the development of new coal-fired power stations, mines and associated coal infrastructure, including the early retirement of existing coal-fired power stations. It calls attention to large-scale industrial pollution and financing of coal projects. With the view to phase out coal and set South Africa on a low-carbon developmental path.

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csr: Coal India arm NCL intensifies campaign against

Aug 26, 2021New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday said Coal India arm NCL has intensified its campaign against malnutrition in the surrounding areas of its mining operations. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) and the district administration of Singrauli, to initiate and run project 'Bachpan', with a commitment to eradicate child

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Bloomberg Spends Big Against Coal

Jul 21, 2011The campaign's aim is to stop the construction of new coal-burning power plants and to shut down—or to use the more polite term "phase out"—up to a third of the coal plants now in operation.

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