War on climate change is doomed if China turns back towards the coalface

//War on climate change is doomed if China turns back towards the coalface

War on climate change is doomed if China turns back towards the coalface

It seems the battle to curb carbon dioxide emissions and keep global temperatures from spinning out of control is being lost before it has even gained traction. The battle is being fought and lost over coal – in China. The challenge is less the climate deniers around US President Donald Trump than the need to protect 4 million Chinese mining jobs and meet surging electricity needs across China and other parts of the world that are short of power. It seems whatever reductions in carbon dioxide…

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By | 2019-04-05T17:00:12+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Business|Comments Off on War on climate change is doomed if China turns back towards the coalface