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Turkey aiming to vastly continue coal-fired electricity generation in 2024 as high inflation causes power producers to cut purchases of expensive natural gas and boost the use of cheaper coal in electricity generation.
Despite decades of knowledge about its contribution to climate change, coal combustion still accounts for 40% of global CO2 emissions from energy use.
Coal power plants produce a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions – more than any other single source.
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  • johnte ndeto

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    This is quite insensitive of the Turkish government

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    • Princess

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      Despite the economic factors at play, it's essential for nations to prioritize cleaner and more sustainable energy sources to address the significant environmental impact of coal combustion.

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      • Sarah Chabane

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        I think Erdogan should receive a Climate Warning ⚠️ for this

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        • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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          The news about Turkey's intention to significantly continue coal-fired electricity generation in 2024, driven by high inflation leading power producers to favor cheaper coal over expensive natural gas, raises concerns in the context of the global fight against climate change. Despite decades of awareness about the environmental impact of coal combustion, the article highlights that coal still contributes to 40% of global CO2 emissions from energy use. Furthermore, it points out that coal power plants are responsible for a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions, making them the largest single source.

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