China Announces a Massive 20% Increase in Coal – by 2020

Guest essay by Eric Worrall China has unveiled a crash plan to increase coal capacity and usage by 20% over the next 3 years. China Doubles Down on Coal Despite Climate Pledge Coal would still make up more than half of the country’s energy mix by 2020, according to latest plan. BEIJING—China’s government said it…

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COP22 Marrakesh Panic Over a Possible Trump Victory

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The 20,000 strong inner core of the global climate movement, currently gathered in Marrakesh, is quietly panicking over the looming possibility that Trump will cut off most of their “US leadership”. Prospect of ‘President Trump’ Casts Cloud Over COP 22 Climate Conference Experts who spend their days plotting contingency plans…