China, India Increased Coal Production While Shaming Trump For His Paris Decision
China and India were critical of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, but it turns out both countries boosted coal production about 4 percent during the first five months of this year.
The Associated Press ran the numbers, and figured out China and India boosted coal production in the first half of 2017 after cutting production the year before. China cut production 8 percent last year to boost coal prices and get rid of excess capacity as their economy faltered.
BP recently reported coal production saw its biggest drop on record in 2016, as more countries switched to using natural gas…