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A dash for coal

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Bloomberg recently posted a rather alarming story into the sharp increase in EU coal use in recent periods. The key and most worrying sentence was:

Burning coal has contributed to a 10 percent increase in EU carbon-dioxide output this year through September

A single year increase of 10% in EU carbon emissions would be a massive setback to the EU’s 2020 emissions, but is it actually true? Read the rest of this entry »