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The world's demand for fossil fuels continues to grow, – IEA
The world's demand for fossil fuels continues to grow, – IEA

For a very large part of the world's population, coal remains the main type of fuel

G7 countries plan to abandon coal by early 2030s
G7 countries plan to abandon coal by early 2030s

Abandoning the use of coal will be an important step in the implementation of the goals discussed at COP28

Germany closes 7 thermal power plants after the end of the heating season
Germany closes 7 thermal power plants after the end of the heating season

Germany's plans to reduce coal use to combat climate change have suffered after Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Poland will receive €300 million to support miners who will lose their jobs
Poland will receive €300 million to support miners who will lose their jobs

The program will also encourage the early closure of mines

China builds a powerful SPP on the site of a coal mine
China builds a powerful SPP on the site of a coal mine

The SPP will reduce carbon emissions by 580,000 tons

The court sentenced the charcoal burner on the agricultural lands of Khmelnytskyi region
The court sentenced the charcoal burner on the agricultural lands of Khmelnytskyi region

Without any permission, the entrepreneur installed 11 pyrolysis furnaces and set up production

Illegal furnaces for burning coal were discovered in the Rivne region
Illegal furnaces for burning coal were discovered in the Rivne region

The police opened criminal proceedings for air pollution

TOP-20 most energy-dependent countries on coal in the world. Infographics
TOP-20 most energy-dependent countries on coal in the world. Infographics

Ukraine took 12th place in the ranking with 22% of coal generation

More than 60 countries have agreed to triple green capacity by 2030
More than 60 countries have agreed to triple green capacity by 2030

The agreement also provides for the doubling of the global annual rate of energy efficiency improvement to 4%

LNG exports may be more dangerous for the climate than coal – study
LNG exports may be more dangerous for the climate than coal – study

CO2-equivalent emissions from LNG are 24-274% higher than from coal

Germany will start 3 coal-fired power plants to survive the winter
Germany will start 3 coal-fired power plants to survive the winter

By 2030, the country must completely abandon the use of coal

An entrepreneur burned charcoal on farm land in Khmelnytskyi region
An entrepreneur burned charcoal on farm land in Khmelnytskyi region

The perpetrator faces a fine of up to 51,000 hryvnias