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Scotland ends all coal power

Scotland has marked the end of its coal-powered history by demolishing the huge chimney at its last remaining coal plant at Longannet in Fife.

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Seven nations launch initiative to end new coal power

The Compact calls on nations to halt the construction of unabated coal-fired power generation projects by the end of this year. Initial signatories include Sri Lanka, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Montenegro, France, and the U.K.

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China to stop building coal plants abroad

China is the largest public financier of overseas coal plants. Last week, an alliance of 35 NGOs pressed the Bank of China to end the financing of such projects outside China in order to combat climate change.

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New York State pension fund divests from more coal

New York’s State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli announced further divestment of coal assets today from one of the nation’s largest pension funds – shedding remaining investments in New Hope, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk, Semirara Mining and Power, Shanxi Coking Coal Energy Group. and Whitehaven Coal.

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