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In Hot Pursuit of Coal

Coal is the world's most abundant fossil fuel and has long been considered the cheapest for electric power generation. Demand, particularly in fast-developing Asian nations, is outpacing production and driving prices to new highs. Coal producers expect use to increase as energy demand expands. But many governments are trying to increase energy efficiency and limit use of coal, whose carbon dioxide emissions contribute to climate change.

In Hot Pursuit of Coal

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Coal Can't Fill World's Burning Appetite
Article | Long considered an abundant, reliable and relatively cheap source of energy, coal is suddenly in short supply and high demand worldwide.

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