UK-Canada initiative welcomes 10 new members, as UN chief sets out three point plans for governments and businesses to accelerate coal power phase out
Legal & General, Aberdeen Standard Investments and Church of England Pensions Board join anti-coal, multi-stakeholder alliance that aims to encourage the phase out of coal by 2050 at the latest.
National Grid ESO confirms UK has completed 30 days and counting without coal power
Manifestos should go beyond the coal power phase-out, and commit to making the UK truly coal-free, argues campaign group Sandbag
Move echoes calls from green groups for 'robust carbon pricing' measures, as pressure grows for next government to bring forward UK coal power phase out date to 2022
RWE cites 'challenging' market conditions as it announces plan to close 1.5GW coal plant by end of March next year, taking UK coal power plant fleet down to four
National Grid's Electricity System Operator joins global alliance of governments, businesses, and organisations committed to quitting coal
Letter from investors and superannuation funds representing $34tr in assets under management write to world leaders calling for carbon price and coal phase out
Government confirms the UK has this afternoon set a new record for the most hours in a year when the grid operated without coal power
Renewables now make up 21.56 per cent of US generation capacity, compared to 21.55 per cent for coal, according to official figures
UK grid runs for 14 days with no coal-fired generation, the longest stretch since the Industrial Revolution
Britain has now gone 12 days and 19 hours without using any coal-fired electricity
At more than 280 hours and counting, could the UK see its first entire fortnight without coal power by the end of the week?
UK has clocked up almost 11 days of coal-free power generation, while gas power has also been running at low levels
Grid operator confirms no coal plants scheduled to come online before 2pm this afternoon, meaning UK is set to complete a week without coal power
A Bank Holiday record of 114 consecutive hours without using coal power underlined the UK's progress in quitting its dirtiest fuel, but where next for the fossil fuel phase out?
Government confirms electricity grid clocked up 650 hours of coal-free generation during the first quarter of the year - more than was achieved during the whole of 2017
As coal use drops off, aviation is coming to the fore as bloc's biggest emitter
Britain has its first new deep coal mine in decades - a result of pretending climate change isn't political
Rebecca Willis argues the controversial decision to approve a new coal mine in the UK is symptomatic of a wider political failure
County council claims potential for new jobs in the short term 'outweighed concerns about climate change and local amenity'
Government moves forward phase out date as part of new clean energy package
The UK's coal phase out may be proceeding apace, but as Josh Burke argues there remains a gap where 'Just Transition' plans should sit
EDF Energy announces closure of Cottam coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire, citing 'challenging market conditions', as government survey again highlights renewables popularity
The German coal phase out plan is a curate's egg - in truest sense of the term