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Norway plans to close its last coal mine in the Arctic by 2023

  • 01 October, 2021
  • 2:59 pm EEST

State-owned Norwegian Coal Company (SNSK) plans to close its last mine in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard by 2023. The move is set to support Norway's goal to reduce its overall carbon emissions, even though it is a major oil…

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China declares war on plastic pollution

  • 17 September, 2021
  • 3:59 pm EEST

China, which is responsible for a quarter of the world's greenhouse emissions, is seeking to reduce plastic pollution with a plan to ban the use of its products and replace them with clean alternatives. China's annual carbon emissions in 2019…

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Miscellaneous Reports Urgent Electricity Miscellaneous Australian government split over continuing coal plants

  • 14 September, 2021
  • 4:23 pm EEST

At a time when many countries in the world are moving to abandon coal-fired power plants, the Australian government is taking a step forward and another backward, amid the insistence of the Canberra government to stick to coal plants, in…

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