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Greenpeace: China commits to cut coal emissions, India should follow suit

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 17:11

New Delhi, September 12, 2013: The Chinese Government today announced a target to reduce the burning of coal in three key provinces, accounting for about 1/3rd of the country’s coal use. Coal is responsible for nearly 80% of China's CO2 emissions...

Coal Kills

Publication | March 12, 2013 at 10:00

The first ever estimation of death and disease due to coal-fired power plants in India estimates between 85,000 to 115,000 people killed in 2011-12. Millions of cases of asthma and heart disease are also attributable to coal power emissions,...

Study reveals coal power emissions killed 100,000 Indians in 2012

Press release | March 12, 2013 at 10:00

March 11, 2013, New Delhi: A major new report has estimated that in 2011/12 one hundred thousand (100,000) people died prematurely as a result of emissions from coal-fired power stations in India.

Up to 115,000 Indians killed by coal in 2012

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | March 12, 2013

A coal power plant in Singrauli spewing toxic fumes. The skeletons keep piling up/tumbling out of King Coal's closet. 80,000 to 115,000 of them last year alone. That's no joke – it's the estimate of premature deaths that a...

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