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Drop In Coal Numbers – after decades, this power source is dropping just a bit

In case you didn’t realize, coal is bad for the environment. Burning it as a fuel source causes a ton of emissions. Mining it isn’t great either as it causes life long health problems for the people who do. There’s a glimmer of good news though, for the first time in decades, there’s been a drop in coal based electricity production. Yay!

The drop is small, really small. Only 3% but that’s a start! Keep in mind that coal is a HUGE part of our energy production and is a staple in many communities. In fact entire communities are built around coal and depend on it to stay afloat. That being said, it’s still bad.

The world isn’t de-coaling evenly. Where many nations with more resources are dropping at a faster rate while other places are increasing. We still have a long way to go but this is hopeful news and every little bit counts!

Donyae’s love for technology is based on a need to survive our future robotic overlords. Know thy enemy as you know yourself. But since even odds are on the zombie future, she has also learned how to prepare squirrel. You can find her on Facebook until the robots – or zombies – rise up.

Donyae Coles – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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