Most plans for new coal plants scrapped since Paris agreement
September 14, 2021 What Causes Global Warming 0 Comments
Report by climate groups found more than three-quarters of projects were discarded after the deal was signed
The global pipeline of new coal power plants has collapsed since the 2015 Paris climate agreement, according to research that suggests the end of the polluting energy source is in sight.
The report found that more than three-quarters of the world’s planned plants have been scrapped since the climate deal was signed, meaning 44 countries no longer have any future coal power plans.