Big Coal Is Putting Climate Targets Hopelessly Out Of Reach

Guardian: Coal is enjoying a renaissance, with the highest consumption of the fuel since the late 1960s. The unexpected development threatens to put climate change targets out of reach -- and much of the reason is the rise of a supposedly "green" fuel, natural gas. The controversial use of shale gas in the US, where it now makes up a quarter of electricity generation, has brought down carbon emissions there -- but the greenhouse gases have simply been exported elsewhere, meaning no net gain for the planet,......

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