China Raises Use of Geothermal Energy

China plans to raise the annual utilization of geothermal energy to 70 million tonnes of coal equivalent by 2020 as the country seeks to ease reliance on coal and curb pollution. The annual utilization of geothermal energy for heating purposes should reach 40 million tonnes of coal equivalent by 2020, …

Poverty-Fighting Organizations Ready to Speak Out on Coal

A year ago, a group of poverty-fighting organizations from the global North and South, including our own, began a discussion about coal. We were keenly aware of how important energy is to improving poor people’s lives, but also concerned about climate change that is pushing these same people deeper into …