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How the World Is Saving Itself From Coal Even Without a UN Prod

  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance sees coal demand declining
  • China will start scrapping coal capacity in the 2020s
Emissions rise from a coal power station in Indiana.

Emissions rise from a coal power station in Indiana.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

The energy industry is easing away from coal and will keep moving in that direction regardless of what happens at the United Nations climate talks in Paris next month.

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