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Does Europe have a coal problem?

1 month ago   |   By Client Earth

Why is everyone so worried about coal , and is there a clean alternative? Read on to find out more.
How much of Europe's power is from coal?
Over 20% of Europe's power comes from coal. To avoid dangerous global warming, Europe must move beyond coal by 2030. We can do it, but it needs real ambition and commitment. The reward will be cleaner, cheaper energy, new green jobs and a better future for our children.
Why is coal bad for the environment?
Coal is one of the dirtiest fuels on the planet. Mining for coal destroys people's homes and turns homes for nature into bare earth. Toxic coal...
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