Photo Gallery: Unavoidable Coal
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Photo Gallery: Unavoidable Coal

Black Future The World's Ever-Increasing Hunger for Coal

Coal-fired power stations are a major producer of the greenhouse gas CO2, but there is no alternative to the fuel in the near future. Energy companies are hoping that carbon capture and storage technologies may be the answer, but many local residents don't want CO2 stored under their backyards.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan