The global coal fleet continues to grow in 2019 but the pipeline shrank again, putting a peak in total operating capacity on the horizon. Just 15 countries are responsible for 90% of this shrinking pipeline, with each facing different political, social and economic pressures, incentives and trends. This guest article explains what is going on in each of the 15 key countries (see map, above) and then offers a global overview of the situation, based on Global Energy Monitor’s latest Global Coal Plant Tracker.
Carbon Brief 13th Aug 2019 read more »
Exxon Mobil is seeking to offload its British operations in the North Sea for as much as $2 billion after 55 years in the region. The company has spoken directly to potential buyers and could appoint a bank to run a formal sale process if the talks do not yield results, according to Reuters.
Times 14th Aug 2019 read more »
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