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Banking giant Lloyd’s of London to divest from coal over climate change

Lloyd's of London, the world's oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.

Nike’s huge renewable energy buy pours cold water On Trump’s coal goals

The leading global athletic wear company announced a huge 86-megawatt deal that throws the force of Texas wind power behind its pledge to bring 100 percent of its North American operations into the renewables fold by 2025 seven years earlier than planned.

Britain now generates twice as much electricity from wind as coal

Just six years ago, more than 40% of Britain's electricity was generated by burning coal. Today, that figure is just 7%.

The National Australia Bank will no longer lend to new thermal coal projects (2017)

The National Australia Bank (NAB) is officially the country's first bank to begin to phase out coal support.

Australia’s Newcastle Port, the world’s biggest coal export port, announces shift away from coal (2017)

The new chair of Newcastle Ports in Australia says there's an urgent need to diversify the regional economy and the port's business.

World governments launch international alliance to eradicate coal by 2030

The Powering Past Coal Alliance already consists of 20 countries, with hopes to expand to 50 members over the next year.

Rio Tinto, the world’s second largest mining company, soon to go coal free

Rio Tinto Group, the world's second-largest miner, has been steadily backtracking from coal to focus on better assets.

Denmark commits to ending its reliance on coal for electricity by 2030

This year, at the annual COP23 climate conference, Denmark renewed its pledge to end its reliance on coal for the purposes of producing electricity by 2030.

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production.

Bloomberg pledges $64M for anti-coal initiatives

Billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is making a new $64 million commitment to environmental groups' efforts to shut down coal-fired power plants and replace them with cleaner forms of electricity generation.


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