Backers of Kenya’s Lamu coal plant have been instructed by the courts to conduct a new environmental impact assessment and halt work on the project, in a ruling celebrated by local environmental gr

Coal companies rely significantly on water, but their water-use licences in Mpumalanga, the heart of coal country, go unchecked in a system almost designed to promote pollution, a new report has found.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Meghalaya Vs All Dimasa Students Union & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding unregulated coal mining in the tribal areas of Meghalaya, which has resulted in not only loss of lives but damage to the environment of the area.

The following directions were passed by the SC: 

Kenya's environment court blocked recently the construction of a coal-fired power station on the country's idyllic Indian Ocean coast, in a move hailed as a major victory by campaigners fighting a

Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardising a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, sci

The orders are for supply and installation of wet Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) systems at three coal-based power plants

The onslaught of clean power is coming largely at the expense of coal, which only a decade ago supplied more electricity in the US than anything else

G20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis. The bloc of major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all fossil fuel subsidies.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Environmental pollution due to coal mining, 24/06/2019. Different coal mining operations namely, drilling, blasting and material handling contribute to dust generation and water pollution. Transportation of coal by uncovered trucks, also adds to dust generation along roads.

This report shows that South and South East Asian countries can shift their energy systems from fossil fuels to renewables to fuel economic growth, boost sustainable development and overcome energy poverty while avoiding life-threatening pollution and environmental degradation.

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