Saturday, July 15, 2017

China Spreading Coal in Africa

Great wall of... coal? (Photo Credit: Peabody Energy, Inc.) Click to Enlarge.
It’s easy to get carried away with the idea that China and the EU are going to bite their thumbs at Donald Trump’s US and lead the world to climate safety.

But even without considering the negative impact of the US withdrawal from the Paris accord, these freshly self-proclaimed climate champions warrant critical appraisal.

China’s massive international ambition goes far beyond climate change.  Enormous investment is pouring out of China and into fossil fuel projects around the world.

Read more at China Spreading Coal in Africa

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