• NEW REPORT: Boom and Bust 2016

Vietnam Needs a 21st Century Electricity Plan

Nguy Thi Khanh. Photo: Intel’s Assembly and Test Factory in Ho Chi Minh City (Flickr)

In January this year, Vietnam’s former Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, announced he would “review development plans of all new coal plants and halt any new coal power development”. 


CoalWire 135, May 26, 2016

Vietnam yet to embrace renewables; coal drives Indian air pollution crisis; Group of Seven pressed to dump coal.


The coal tide recedes just a little bit further

The magnitude of the ‘Break Free’ protests reflects the rapidly growing movement against coal and other fossil fuel projects at a time when climate records are being smashed at an alarming rate.


CoalWire 134, May 19, 2016

Coal risk to Madagascar coral; South African coal & water conflict; pollution shuts Colombian coal port.