Who Uses The Global Coal Plant Tracker?

Who Uses the Global Coal Plant Tracker?

Updated: April 2019

Although the Global Coal Plant Tracker was first conceived as a tool for grassroots groups working on coal, it has  also been embraced by researchers and analysts worldwide as an accurate and up-to-date source of geolocation, ownership, carbon emission, and other information relevant to a wide variety of applications. Users now include the following:

  • NGOs working on issues such as divestment, climate, subsidies, finance, water, and air. These include 350.org, BankTrack, Berkeley Earth, Brookings Energy Security and Climate Initiative, CAN Europe, Carbon Delta, Carbon Tracker Initiative, CEE BankWatch, Center for American Progress, Centre for Eastern Studies, CGT – Force Ouvrière, Climate Action Network, Climate Action Tracker, Climate Analytics, Counter Balance, Ecofys, EJAtlas, Energy & Climate Development Unit, Europe Beyond Coal Campaign, E3G, FÖS, Friends of the Earth, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Global Environmental Institute, Global Water Forum, Greenpeace, ifo Schnelldienst, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institute for Public Affairs, International Center for Climate Governance, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Istanbul Policy Center, Mercator Research Institute, NRDC, Overseas Development Institute, Oxfam, Pembina Institute, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact and Research, Rocky Mountain Institute, Urgewald, Waterkeeper Alliance, World Resources Institute, World Wildlife Federation
  • Local and national activist groups. These include China Carbon Forum, chinadialogue, CleanED, Conservation Action Trust, GreenID, Greenpeace East Asia, Greenpeace India, Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Friends of the Earth Japan, Friends of the Earth US, JACSES, JATAM, Kiko Network, Klima Allianz Deutschland, Les Amis de la Terre France, Pacific Environment, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, Sunrise Project, Urgewald, Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance
  • National or international agencies. These include APEC Energy Working Group, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),  International Energy Agency, OECD Environment Directorate, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank
  • Academic researchers working on topics such as climate analysis, air pollution, or country studies. Institutions include Berlin University of Technology, Centre for Eastern Studies, Central University Bogotá, Duke University, Harvard University Atmospheric Modeling Group, Hertie School of Governance, Imperial College London, Indian School of Business, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Nanjing University, North China Electric Power University, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford University Smith School, Princeton University, Tsinghua University, UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, UC Irvine, University of the Basque Country, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Colorado, University of Maryland, University of Strathclyde, University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics, University of Zurich,
  • Publications: Energy Procedia, Greenhaven, Katapult, The Lancet, Nature, Nature Climate Change, Nature Sustainability,
  • Business information services and consultancies: These include Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Bloomberg Terminals, Economist Intelligence Unit, Energy & Resource Insights, Holdfast Communications, Torvald Klaveness
  • Pension funds: Storebrand

Media organizations: Over 12,000 results on Google for “Global Coal Plant Tracker” — see partial listing of media stories at EndCoal, “Tracker in the News”.