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 2017
(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

REPORTS AND DATABASES USING AND CITING GLOBAL COAL PLANT TRACKER DATA

Coal power and privilege: China’s problem with industry-owned generators
Huw Slater
chinadialog
September 2017

Influence of flue gas desulfurization (FGD) installations on emission characteristics of PM2.5 from coal-fired power plants equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR)
Zhen Li, Jingkun Jiang, Zizhen Ma, Oscar A. Fajardo, Jianguo Deng, Lei Duan
Environmental Pollution
November 2017

Why Are G20 Governments Financing Coal Over Renewables?
Han Chen
NRDC
July 2017

World Energy Investment 2017
International Energy Agency
July 2017

A Tangled Case—Turkey’s Status under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement
Michael Schneider
International Center for Climate Governance
July 2017

Global Coal Exit List
Urgewald
June 2017

New Energy Outlook 2017
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
June 2017

The G20 must govern the shift to low-carbon energy
Andreas Goldthau
Nature
June 2017

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

Everything You Think You Know About Coal in China Is Wrong
Melanie Hart, Luke Bassett, and  Blaine Johnson
Center for American Progress
May 2017

Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Tracking subsidies in 10 countries
Shelagh Whitley, Laurie van der Burg, Leah Worrall and Sejal Patel
Overseas Development Institute
May 2017

Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Hungary
Leah Worrall and Laurie van der Burg
Overseas Development Institute
May 2017

3 Reasons Why Westpac is Wrong on Coal
Parliamentary Research Brief
Institute of Public Affairs
May 2017

Committed CO2 emissions of China’s coal-fired power generators from 1993 to 2013
Suqin Jiang, Zun Chen, Li Shan, Xinyu Chen, Haikun Wang
Energy Policy
May 2017

The Trump Effect on Climate Policy: Hard Times for Global Climate Action
Tuğba Ağaçayak, Sarah Louise Nash, Ümit Şahin
IPC-Mercator Policy Brief
April 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

All Climate is Local: How Provincial Preferences Undermine China’s Coal Commitments
Meir Alkon and Audrye Wong
Princeton University
April 2017

Addressing spatio-temporal characteristics of China’s water-for-energy nexus
Xiawei Liao, Oxford University
Global Water Forum
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

Closing Coal in China: International Experiences to Inform Power Sector Reform
David Robinson and Xin Li
Sustainable Finance Programme, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
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

New Coal-Fired Plants Jeopardise Paris Agreement
Mikel González-Equino, Antxón Olabe and Teresa Ribera
Sustainability
January 2017

The role of coal in Southeast Asia’s power sector and implications for global and regional coal trade
Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
December 2016

Not on the “Paris Track”: Climate Protection Efforts in Developing Countries
Jann Lay, Sebastian Renner
GIGA Focus
December 2016
(German)

Water Energy Nexus: Coal-Based Power Generation and Conversion – Saving Water
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Energy Working Group
December 2016

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

Water use in China’s thermoelectric power sector
Xiawei Liao, Jim W. Hall, Nick Eyre
Global Environmental Change
November 2016

INDCs and coal
Mario Vieweg
Current Future
November 2016

Canada and coal at COP22
Binnu Jeyakumar, Bora Plumptre, and Erin Flanagan
Pembina Institute
November 2016

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

A Review of Renewable Energies in Taiwan
Shyi-Min Lu
International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology
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)

Beyond Indonesia: coal in Southeast Asia
Jonathan Rowland
World Coal
October 2016

The Climate Cost of Free Trade: How the TPP and trade deals undermine the Paris climate agreement
Ben Lilliston
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
September 2016

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

Big Banks Finance Water-Damaging, Climate-Warming Energy Projects
Keith Schneider
Circle of Blue
August 2016

Analyiza Ukraińskiego Rynku Energii Elektrycznej
(Analysis of the Ukrainian Electricity Market)
Adrianna Malik, Jacek Kamiński, Przemyslaw Kaszyński
Rynek Energii
August 2016

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

Southeast Asia Coal Demand and Imports
Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe
2016 EIA Conference, Washington
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

India’s Energy and Climate Policy: Can India Meet the Challenge of Industrialization and Climate Change?
Charles K. Ebinger
Brookings Energy Security and Climate Initiative
June 2016

Synthesis Report on Socio-environmental Impacts of Coal and Coal-fired Power Plants in Vietnam
Minh Ha-Duong, An Ha Truong, Nam Nguyen, Hoang Anh Trinh Nguyen
GreenID, CleanED, Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance
June 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

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

OECD agreement on export credits and coal plants: Key implementation issues to address
Sebastien Godinot and Jan Vandermosten
WWF Briefing Paper
March 2016

Asia’s Tigers: Reconciling Coal, Climate and Energy Demand
Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit
March 2016

Koordinierte CO2-Preise: zur Weiterentwicklung des Pariser Abkommens
(Coordinated CO2 Prices: to Further the Paris Agreement)
Ottmar Edenhofer, Christian Flachsland, Ulrike Kornek
researchgate.net
March 2016

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

Anspruch und Wirklichkeit: Kann das Pariser Klimaabkommen funktionieren?
(Claim and Reality: Can the Paris Climate Agreement Work?)
Joachim Weimann et al.
ifo Schnelldienst
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
Stranded Assets Programme, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
January 2016

Crise Environnementale en Chine: Portée et Limites des Politiques Publiques
(China’s Environmental Crisis: The scope and limitations of public policy)
Jean-François Huchet
Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales et la CGT – Force Ouvrière
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

End of an Era: Why Every European Country Needs a Coal Phase-Out Plan
Dave Jones and Kathrin Gutmann
Greenpeace and Climate Action Network
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)

G7 Coal Phase Out: Japan
Taylor Dimsdale, Julian Schwartzkopff & Chris Littlecott
E3G and Oxfam
September 2015

Qu’ils Mangent Du Charbon! Pourquoi le G7 doit mettre fin à la combustion du charbon pour lutter contre le changement climatique et contre la faim
(Let Them Eat Coal! Why the G7 must end the burning of coal to fight against climate change and hunger)
Oxfam
June 2015

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
Stranded Assets Programme, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University
March 2015