Headline from 2004
The article says that by 2020 the UK will be under water. How are my friends over there doing?
You have three days left. Brace yourselves.
The growth of coal power
Today’s animation from SVT Nyheter details every coal power plant in the
world from 1927 to 2019, and it shows that coal power — especially in South Asia — has continued to ramp up.
As of 2019, there are an estimated 2,425 coal-fired power plants in the world, combining for an operating capacity of about 2,000 GW and roughly 15 billion tonnes of CO₂ emissions.