King Coal Loses Its Tarnish as It Destroys Earth’s Atmosphere

pollution hold some 3500 gigatonnes of carbon, compared to the atmosphere currently holding around 800 gigatonnes (600 gigatonnes before the industrial revolution) in relation to coal mine approval processes – that the state government must now “take account of the greenhouse gas emissions from burning the mine’s output – even though 80 per cent will be exported.” The need to account for climate change in coal project’s environmental impact statements could prove significant in keeping more of it in the ground and less in the air.