Shoveling Coal

Photo | 2011-11-04

A truck driver shovels coal near a coal-fired power plant. Recent toolkits released by Greenpeace emphasise replacing coal with renewable energy and getting rid of energy-intensive and dirty industries. By taking these measures, the study predicts that the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region will eliminate up to 80% of PM2.5 pollution and achieve national air quality standard in a decade, instead of 17-18 years.