Together, India and China mine 14 million tonnes of coal a day; difficult to get rid of the habit

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There’s a reason India and China defended coal’s future at the Glasgow climate summit: no nations have added more coal-fired power-plant capacity in the past decade than these two major emitters. China and India are currently mining a combined 14 million tonnes of coal a day. Coal not only remains crucial to their current energy needs but […]

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Coal industry deepening global water crisis, says study

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The world’s coal power plants consume enough water to meet the most basic need of more than a billion people, but governments are failing to manage water sustainably by allowing the industry to tap into this resource without first conducting thorough evaluations of the consequences, a Greenpeace report said. It said the whole lifecycle of […]

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