The Nogat Coal alliance has welcomed Mayur Resources’ decision to pause plans to build Papua New Guinea’s first coal-fired power plant. But they are calling for the Australian mining company to completely cancel the project, as well as plans to use coal to power its...
A report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air has estimated health and economic impacts of air pollution from Mayur’s proposed coal power plant in Lae. Air pollution is the leading environmental cause of human death and disease. Coal is a major contributor of air pollutants.
A coalition of research, advocacy and legal organisations published a briefing paper today welcoming Papua New Guinea’s strong stance on climate action, but urged the government to back its goals with concrete steps to achieve them.