Is coal finished, to be displaced by renewables in a move that will solve climate change and clean up air quality across the world? Is coal — as one headline writer put it recently — in free fall?
Or is it still the dominant and growing source of power and heat in countries that make up the bulk of the global economy? Hasn’t its future just been rescued by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is scrapping the environmental regulations that threatened coal use in the US? Read more