This is the coal burning that helps foul Chinese air quality

It’s not the coal burned in modern power plants.

Xinhua News reports:

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In the US, we burn about 800 million tons of coal per year — all of it in modern power plants. So we have no coal-related air quality problems. But the Chinese burn 700 million tons of coal in inefficient, unscrubbed residential boilers. Combined with traffic and other uncontrolled industrial emissions, Chinese air is foul.

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  1. Good that the 800M tons of coal burned in US produces so much CO2 to help increase corn food yields which is made into ethanol and then mixed with gasoline to power our cars which produce more CO2 to further aid crop yields……

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