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The future of coal: the long comedown

Authors : Thomas SpencerWith / 17th of November 2015

Coal has been a lynchpin of the global energy system since the industrial revolution. With the boom of China since 2000, it has undergone a renaissance over the past decade. Yet coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel. It is responsible for the lion’s share of global carbon dioxide emissions, and contributes to the dire health effects of local air pollution that plague much of the developing world in particular.

With this tension in mind, what is the future of coal? [...]

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