[TOKYO] Japan is looking to suspend or close as many as 100 older, inefficient coal-fired power plants by about 2030, the Yomiuri daily newspaper reported on Thursday.

[TOKYO] Shareholders in Mizuho Financial Group on Thursday rejected a motion for it to align its business to the Paris Agreement, the global pact to fight climate change and its effects.

[CHENNAI] Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday officially launched the auction of 41 coal mines with an annual production capacity that is nearly one third of national total output.

BRITAIN has gone a record two months without burning coal, the longest the dirtiest fossil fuel has not been used for power since the start of the Industrial Revolution.

GEO Energy Resources' wholly-owned subsidiary Geo Coal International (GCI) is offering to repurchase by tender the outstanding US$154 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8 per cent senior...

[NEW YORK] Electricity generated by renewable sources like solar, wind and hydro has exceeded coal-fired power in the United States for a record 40 straight days, according to a report based on US...

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FINANCING a thermal coal project in Australia just got a little bit harder after Westpac Banking Corp said it would exit the sector by 2030, leaving Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (...

THE Covid-19 pandemic has presented a range of pressing economic challenges including unemployment, lost wages and volatile stock markets. Stalled economic activity has also temporarily reduced...

COAL producer Golden Energy and Resources (Gear) has gained majority control of Stanmore Coal, a day after announcing a...

NEARLY US$640 billion of investment in coal-power capacity worldwide is at risk because it is cheaper to generate electricity from new renewables, research by think-tank Carbon Tracker Initiative...