Good news: Demand for coal is plummeting towards a record low

 作者:郗芽     |      日期:2017-07-08 06:01:00
iStock/Getty Images Plus By Andy Coghlan Coal is in the pits, despite US President Donald Trump’s promise to rekindle the world’s dirtiest energy source. A new report on global coal demand from the International Energy Agency reveals that global demand for coal slumped by 4.2 per cent over the past two years. That nearly equals the largest drop since the IEA started compiling statistics 40 years ago; a two-year decline in the early 1990s. If current trends continue,