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Greenpeace: Germany is Now the Biggest Consumer of Lignite Coal in Europe. So Much for All Those Wind Turbines

Tom Revell — Blue and Green Tomorrow — August 30, 2014 The construction of a new wave of coal plants designed to burn Europe’s reserves of lignite could scupper the EU’s efforts to curb climate change, campaigners have warned. In a new analysis, researchers from Greenpeace say the expansion of lignite mining could add 118 million […]

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