Energy Transition

7 ways we can phase out coal without harming economies or energy security

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Coal dependency varies from country to country. Image: REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Ewan Thomson
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Graphs showing coal demand by region and demand per capita.
Emerging market and developing economies account for over 80% of global coal demand. Image: IEA

A graphic showing coal emissions by region in 2021 and 2050.
The world must wean itself off coal, as it is the single biggest source of CO2 emissions from energy. Image: IEA

A graphic showing that the coal transition doesn't raise electricity supply costs and how much the coal transition will cost to 2030.
Transitioning away from coal does not need to mean higher energy costs. Image: IEA


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