Coal industry seeks equal support for cleaner coal vs renewables

The #WorldCoalAssociation (WCA) plans to press governments to provide equal backing for technology to make coal-fired #PowerPlants less polluting as they do for #RenewableEnergy in upcoming U.N. climate talks in #Paris, its chief executive said.

While #Coal is extremely #Polluting, it is also very cheap and a key fuel for several developing economies. As a result there is a greater push for new technologies such as Carbon capture and storage (CCS) by which countries can meet their energy needs without reneging on their commitments to cut emissions.

Read more at: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/21/us-coal-climatechange-idUSKCN0RL0Q720150921

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