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    Global Coal On The Run

    World abandoning coal in dramatic style raises hope of avoiding dangerous global warming, says report; Donald Trump may be planning a revival of the dirtiest of the fossil fuels, but the rest of the planet appears to be going green instead

    Ian Johnston, 21 March 2017 (UK Independent)

    “As Donald Trump pledges to put coal miners back to work in the United States, the rest of the world appears to have suddenly started moving in the opposite direction, abandoning the dirtiest of fossil fuels after 10 years of expansion…Boom and Bust 2017…reported a 62 per cent fall in the number of new coal-fired power stations being built worldwide in 2016 and a 48 per cent drop in “pre-construction activity”…Such a dramatic slowdown, they argued, meant that the world could now hope to keep global warming to within two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the point at which climate change is thought would become particularly dangerous…And the more ambitious target of 1.5C, agreed at the Paris climate summit, “remains possible but would require much faster retirement” of existing coal plants…” click thru for links to all reports and data

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