Climate Change

The incompatibility of high-efficient coal technology with 2 degrees scenarios

This report shows that high efficiency coal plants are incompatible with the goal to keep global temperature rises to under 2°C. The global carbon budget and the time remaining to reduce greenhouse gas emissions simply do not allow for replacement of retired coal plants with new more efficient coal plants, let alone construction of new coal plants, regardless of the technology.

Coal’s Lonely Lobbyists: The Growing Isolation of the Coal Mining Industry

This report is the result of a survey of more than twenty companies that have been removed from the National Mining Association and the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity’s membership list. It reveals the beginnings of a mass exodus away from the coal mining lobby amid declining coal prices and withdrawal of the industry's social license.