Global Coal Demand Increased In 2017
Which makes the Paris accords – a waste of paper. Even if we took all the findings of the IPCC at face value, the world marches in the opposite direction and there is not much that can be done to counter that. Asians wont hold back on attaining a better lifestyle in order to soothe our conscience.
Even with the Paris climate accords signed in late-2015, global coal demand in 2017 rose for the first time in two years, as reported by the Paris-based International Energy Agency during its annual World Energy Outlook release week.