Coal is a fossil fuel and when burned in factories it creates massive amounts of smoke that can be harmful to human health. This web page will explain and educate the effects of coal combustion in areas of China where it has become an issue.
Coal supplies over 40 percent of global electricity needs, and that percentage is going up. The only real question is how to minimize the damage. Dan Winters Proof that good things don't always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the coast.
'Clean Coal' Technologies, Carbon Capture & Sequestration (Updated September 2017) Coal is a vital fuel in most parts of the world. Burning coal without adding to global carbon dioxide levels is a major technological challenge which is being addressed.
Apr 12, 2018· Burning coal used to be the primary way power companies generated the electricity needed to cool homes, run factories and brighten streets. But US electricity production is changing dramatically, as companies rely more on natural gas and renewable energy sources.