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The World Needs to Quit Coal Why Is It So Hard The New York

The World Needs to Quit Coal Why Is It So Hard The New York


An open pit mine in Burdwan, West Bengal, India. Coal is the single largest source of electricity worldwide. CreditRebecca Conway for The New York Times


A coal-fired power plant under construction in Ramagundam, Telangana State, India.CreditRebecca Conway for The New York Times

A coal worker in Telegana. The state now has round-the-clock power. CreditRebecca Conway for The New York Times

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A power station in Telangana.CreditRebecca Conway for The New York Times

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A woman holds her granddaughter on a terrace overlooking the now shut coal-fired NTPC Ltd. Badarpur Thermal Power Station in Badarpur, Delhi.

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Appalachia has supplied coal to the rest of the United States for centuries. In Pennsylvania, a lawsuit involving the Bailey Mine Complex—an underground ...

But you're less likely to stumble upon coal hole covers. By popping the lid, a coal delivery company could easily get coal for heating into the basement of ...

A power station in Indiana. US coal production has recovered slightly but demand for coal worldwide is expected to flatline © FT montage; Bloomberg

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The control room of a power plant in Mancherial, Telangana.CreditRebecca Conway for The New York Times

Mikhail Ivanov says he has experienced few deaths in his 25 year career as a miner, but it has been close several times.

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Banks around the world opt to offload coal

A radical startup has invented the world's first zero-emissions fossil-fuel power plant

The dramatic Paris pics will continue until morale improves. Yann Caradec/Flickr

Coal calisthenics at the Coal Heritage Museum in Madison, West Virginia.

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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Somini Sengupta New York Times November 24, ...

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Smoke and steam billow from Belchatow Power Station, Europe's largest coal-fired power plant, operated by PGE Group, on Wednesday near Belchatow, Poland.


The New York Stock Exchange in New York City. Traditional ways of economic

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New York Times: World's nations building huge numbers of new coal plants despite emissions growth

Coal-fired power plants have a dramatic effect on human health and the environment as

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The Bowery, New York, 1900. Courtesy Library of Congress

Photograph of a Florida nuclear power plant.

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them so ...

Bicyclists riding through smog in China

New York City has painted about 7 million square feet of tar rooftops white to lower

Global oil, gas, coal and renewables energy use from 2011 to 2016 vs China

Photo: With millions of people lacking access to power, coal must be allowed to provide a cost-effective energy source. (ABC TV)

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... was a well-established scientific fact and widely acknowledged in the public sphere, as exemplified by this front page story in the New York Times.

Photo of black soot air pollution from a smokestack

In Climate Change Fight, New York City Will Push Skyscrapers To Slash Emissions : NPR

China said it was done with these coal plants. Satellite imagery shows otherwise.

New Trump power plant plan would release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into the air

A coal wholesale market in Mumbai.

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Making West Virginia Great Again: The Labor Movement Has Answers For The Coal-Centric State

This story was originally published September 14, 2018. New York (CNN Business) Coal has ...

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Production of chemicals from coal

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CO2 Emissions v. Vulnerability to Climate Change, by Nation (source: George Washington

Hong Kong policymakers have tried to cool the housing boom by making it harder to extend mortgages © Getty

Line drying clothes to reduce carbon emissions is a start—not a finish.


Nuclear power plant in Dukovany, Czech Republic. Image credit: Petr Adamek.

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Pie chart that shows different types of gases. 82% from carbon dioxide fossil fuel

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Xcel Energy will rely on natural gas and nuclear power as it moves away from coal

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A landmark report by the UN has warned that the world has just 12 years to

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In 1952 London, 12,000 people died from smog — here's why that matters now. New ...

The end of black coal mining in Germany

... and that has good but not amazing wind, then that tipping point can happen anywhere. Our job is to keep the pressure up.

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Steam rising from the cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant in silhouette.

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... agreement) on the same day the city of Paris is besieged by massive protests that were triggered by a carbon tax hike on fuel.pic.twitter.com/SDBvGx9MFp

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