Coal Tag

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will increase its climate financing goals by USD20bn to a new target of USD100bn for the 2019-2030 period, as reported by Reuters on October 12. The USD20bn added to the goal will be directed to developing low-carbon energy sources, climate...

Japanese insurance company Tokio Marine Holdings [8766:JP] will stop financing and underwriting new coal mining projects both in Japan and abroad from October, as reported by Nikkei on September 27. Last year, Japan’s three largest insurance conglomerates, namely Tokio Marine, Sompo Japan [8630:JP], and Mitsui...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declined to commit to a national coal phase-out, as reported by Reuters on September 26. At an interview following a summit at Washington, the Prime Minister said that emissions reduction plans were still in the works, and that he would...

President Xi Jinping announced that China will no longer build new coal-fired power projects abroad at the opening meeting of the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 21, as reported by The Strait Times on September 22. The president also repeated last year’s...

The Kekegai coal mine in Shaanxi Province has passed the safety check from the National Mine Safety Administration, as reported by Caixin on March 3. The mine has an annual production capacity of 10m tons, qualifying it as a superlarge coal mine, which referred to...

South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund Korea Investment Corp. (KIC), with USD183.1bn worth of assets under management (AUM), cut its coal stock exposure in the US, as reported by The Korea Herald on February 17. Despite this, KIC’s investments in US-listed coal shares are still more...

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