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Breaking from coal dependency a tough challenge for developing countries

July 20, 2021
By Canadian Biomass staff

Their cheaper cost and convenience have been keeping coal-fired plants in developing countries going, and the trend is apt to continue for decades to come.

Countries with a coal dependency will be hard-pressed to achieve zero net emissions by 2050, states a Reuters columnist. For countries outside the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, phasing out coal-fired power is a must, he adds.

But evidence suggests that developing countries aren’t lessening their dependency on coal.

To read the full story published in the Regina Leader-Post, click here.


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