All articles by Annabel Cossins-Smith

Annabel is a staff writer across energy titles, with degrees in History and International Journalism.

Annabel Cossins-Smith

Freeport Indonesia must sell 10% stake to government

The government will seek the cheapest prices possible to increase its stake in Freeport’s Indonesian unit from 51% to 61%.

Sinopec to develop coal-to-chemicals mine for $4.4bn

The Sinopec Greatwall Energy and Chemical Company will develop the mine, for the production of coal chemicals.

Columbian “Blood coal” complaint filed against European energy companies

A group argues that European energy companies have failed to take action to address human rights violations despite knowledge of abuses in the Columbian coal mining production chain.

Hyundai urged to prevent illegal use of machines in Amazon mines

Activists have urged the Korean vehicles manufacturer to stop its machines being used by illegal miners in the Amazon.

World “must phase out coal nearly five times faster” to meet climate goals

Global retirement of coal power plants needs to move four and a half times faster if it is to maintain its target of phasing out coal entirely by 2040, GEM finds.

Australia and UK sign statement of intent on critical minerals

Australia and the UK have signed a new Statement of Intent to strengthen cooperation in the critical minerals sector.

Indonesia pledges nickel mining clean up amid EV-led boom

The Indonesian President has pledged to improve the country’s monitoring of environmental standards for nickel mining.

India to start exporting coal by 2026

India’s coal minister Pralhad Joshi has asserted that the country has enough coal reserves to begin exportation by 2026.

Activists block deep-sea mining research ship in New Zealand

Māori Greenpeace activists jumped in front of a UK deep-sea mining research ship to protest planned expansions to seabed mining in the Pacific.

Activists launch legal challenge against Aberpergwm coal mine expansion

The Coal Action Network is battling plans to expand the Aberpergwn mine in the hope of halting the extraction of 40 million tonnes of coal.