Herder During a Storm in China

Photo | 2011-11-04

A cow herder rubs his eyes during a dust storm at a coal ash disposal site. China is the world’s largest consumer of coal by a wide margin. BP Statistical Review of World’s Energy estimates that China burned 50.2% of all the coal consumed in the world in 2012. The second biggest coal consumer, the United States consumed over 11.7%, followed by India consuming 8%.