Record coal burning in China, post-COVID recovery will feed a rebound in global carbon emissions: IEA

Record coal burning in China, post-COVID recovery will feed a rebound in global carbon emissions: IEA
Rachel Koning Beals
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Chinese coal consumption is poised to hit a record this year, according to a closely watched global tracking firm, a bump up that contradicts the view held by many climate change and energy experts that coal burning in the world’s second-biggest economy and largest polluter had peaked.