How Sustainable is a Coal Free Future?

How Sustainable is a Coal Free Future?

How Sustainable is a Coal Free Future?

The availability and appetite for a cheap, high calorific energy source have resulted in coal forming a staple part of the global energy mix for over 100 years. Prevalent in 70% of the world’s nations, the addiction to coal in both developing and developed nations has presented socio-economic and environmental debates, but global renewable power capacity has now overtaken coal. A new report by the IEA, also reported by the BBC and Guardian announced that despite renewable energy (RE) emerging as a mainstream contributor to the global energy mix, many still question the sustainability of a coal-free future.

Coal Free: Supporting Arguments

UK/ Europe

In Europe, the past 20 years saw the deployment of circa 250TWh of renewable energy, driven by supportive financial incentives, decentralised energy markets and progressive environmental legislation. As such, over 400

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