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China’s coal addiction lingers

China’s central government wants to transition away from coal, but local officials are resisting. That’s one reason why heavy smog frequently blankets major cities despite talk of building an “eco-civilization.” This week, Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced a $300 million (274 million euro) loan to China to help develop environmental and clean energy policies for …

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Czech town in the path of coal excavators

Considering the carbon emissions from coal, one might imagine expansion of opencast coal mining in Europe to be unthinkable. But this could happen in the Czech Republic, if limits from the early 1990s are lifted. "If you look at this opencast mine, there are two thoughts that spring to mind," says Greenpeace energy campaigner Jan Rovensky as he gazes out…

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