November 20, 2012

Will the World Build 1,200 New Coal Plants?

Brad Plumer, Washington Post


Slate

Climate scientists have sometimes warned that it could prove impossible to avoid high levels of global warming unless the world stops building new coal-fired plants. But that’s not a simple proposition. Across the globe, there are at least 1,199 coal plants now on the drawing board, according to a new report from the World Resources Institute.

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