Reports

SUMMARIES OF GLOBAL COAL PLANT TRACKER FINDINGS

Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline
Christine Shearer, Nicole Ghio, Lauri Myllyvirta, Aiqun Yu, and Ted Nace
CoalSwarm, Sierra Club, Greenpeace
March 2016
(Chinese) (English) (Hindi) (Indonesian) (Japanese) (Thai)(Turkish) (Vietnamese)

A Shrinking Coal Plant Pipeline: Mid-2016 Results from the Global Coal Plant Tracker
Christine Shearer, Aiqun Yu, and Ted Nace
CoalSwarm
September 2016

Boom and Bust 2016: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline
Christine Shearer, Nicole Ghio, Lauri Myllyvirta, Aiqun Yu, and Ted Nace
CoalSwarm, Sierra Club, Greenpeace
March 2016
(English) (Chinese) (Japanese)

Boom and Bust: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline
Christine Shearer, Nicole Ghio, Lauri Myllyvirta, and Ted Nace
CoalSwarm and Sierra Club
March 2015

OTHER REPORTS USING GLOBAL COAL PLANT TRACKER DATA

Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
May 2017

Research Note on U.S. and Chinese Coal-Fired Power Data: Assessing Combustion Technology, Efficiency, and Emissions
Melanie Hart, Luke Bassett, and  Blaine Johnson
Center for American Progress
May 2017

Future CO2 emissions and electricity generation from proposed coal-fired power plants in India
Christine Shearer, Robert Fofrich, and Steven J. Davis
Earth’s  Future
April 2017

A stress test for coal in Europe under the Paris Agreement
Marcia Rocha, Niklas Roming, Paola Yanguas Parra, Andrzej Ancygier, Fabio Sferra, Ugur Ural, Michiel Schaeffer, and Bill Hare
Climate Analytics
February 2017

The Role of Coal in Europe’s Power Mix
The Economist Intelligence Unit
January 2017

Burden of Disease from Rising Coal-Fired Power Plant Emissions in
Southeast Asia

Shannon N. Koplitz, Daniel J. Jacob, Melissa P. Sulprizio, Lauri Myllyvirta, and Colleen Reid
Environmental Science and Technology
January 2017

Chasing the Dragon? China’s Coal Overcapacity Crisis and What It Means for Investors
Matt Grey
Carbon Tracker Initiative
November 2016

Implications of the Paris Agreement for Coal Use in the Power Sector
Marcia Rocha, Bill Hare, Paola Yanguas Parra, Niklas Roming, Ugur Ural, Andrzej Ancygier, Jasmin Cantzler, Fabio Sferra, Howard Li, and Michiel Schaeffer
Climate Analytics
November 2016

Stranded Investments: How India Is Wasting Billions on Idle Coal Plants
Jai Krishna and Ashish Fernandes
Greenpeace India
October 2016

World Energy Investment  2016
International Energy Agency
October 2016

Thermal Coal in Asia: Stopping the Juggernaut
Mark Fulton, editor
Energy Transition Advisors
October 2016
(full report)(summary)

China’s Growing Role as Funder of Africa’s Proposed Coal Plants
Christine Shearer
CoalSwarm
August 2016

Collision Course: The Incompatibility of India’s Coal and Renewable Strategies
Christine Shearer
CoalSwarm
July 2016

Burning Money: How China Could Squander Over One Trillion Yuan on Unneeded Coal-Fired Capacity
Lauri Myllyvirta, Xinyi Shen
Greenpeace East Asia
July 2016

Energy and Air Pollution: World Energy Outlook Special Report
International Energy Agency
June 2016

Out of Sight: How Coal Burning Advances India’s Air Pollution Crisis
Lauri Myllyvirta, Sunil Dahiya and Nandikesh Sivalingam
Greenpeace India
May 2016

The Incompatibility of High-Efficient Coal Technology With 2°C Scenarios
Lindee Wong, David de Jager, and Pieter van Breevort
Ecofys
April 2016
(report) (presentation)

Is China Doubling Down on Its Coal Boom? (revised)
Lauri Myllyvirta, Xinyi Shen, Harri Lammi; additional research by Liansai Dong and Baoyin Yuan; additional data contributed by Christine Shearer, Ted Nace and Aiqun Yu from CoalSwarm
Greenpeace
February 2016

Stranded Assets and Thermal Coal: An Analysis of Environment-Related Risk Exposure
Ben Caldecott, Lucas Kruitwagen, Gerard Dericks, Daniel J. Tulloch, Irem Kok, and James Mitchell
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
January 2016

The Coal Gap: Planned Coal-Fired Power Plants Inconsistent with 2°C and Threaten Achievement of INDCs
Pieter van Breevoort, Kornelis Blok, Markus Hagemann, Hanna Fekete, Niklas Höhne, Bill Hare, Michiel Schaeffer, Marcia Rocha, and Louise Jeffery
Climate Action Tracker
December 2015

Coal Finance: Will the OECD Lag Behind Emerging Countries Because of Japan?
Kiko Network, JACSES, Friends of the Earth Japan, CoalSwarm, Sierra Club, World Wildlife Federation
October 2015
(English) (Japanese)

Dirty Coal: Breaking the Myth About Japanese Funded Coal Plants
Kiko Network, JACSES, Friends of the Earth Japan, CoalSwarm, Friends of the Earth US, Sierra Club
April 2015
(English) (Japanese)

Stranded Assets and Subcritical Coal: The Risk to Companies and Investors
Ben Caldecott, Gerard Dericks, and James Mitchell
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
March 2015