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Will Costs Bring the World Together?

Positive Future #43 (Feature photo Diagram of Coal Power Plant – courtesy of Tennessee Valley Authority) Six years ago, over 40 percent of Britain’s electricity was generated by burning coal. Since that time, Britain has resolved to rid itself of coal. In 2017, only 7 percent of the nation’s electricity was generated from coal. Most of the lost electricity generation from coal was replace by expansions in natural gas, wind and solar. As the slow death of coal continues in Great Britain, the slow death of coal has begun in China – the world’s largest consumer of coal. China’s declining coal consumption began in 2014 as is accelerating. As coal…

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