World’s Worst Polluter China Debuts Rail Line to Feed Even More Coal in from Mongolia

While the rest of the industrialized world tells its citizens to prepare for a lower-energy, more difficult, but more “green” future, China continues to power its factories and megacities by gleefully burning gigantic amounts of coal. On Monday, China and Mongolia announced the launch of a new 145-mile rail line that will haul coal from Mongolia’s Tavan Tolgoi field across the border to hungry Chinese factories.

A worker overhauls a coal shearer at a coal mine in Ejin Horuo Banner, Ordos city, Inner Mongolia, China, Oct. 19, 2021. As the national important energy and strategy resources base in view of the domestic situation of coal supply, ejin horo banner, to release the production capacity of coal …

Hayward: China, World’s Worst Polluter, Condemns U.S. and Europe for Coal Plants

China’s state-run Global Times on Friday harangued America and Europe for using coal power to make up for electricity shortfalls – even though China is building coal plants with wild abandon, digging up and importing mountains of coal to fuel them, and making it very clear that China’s industrial goals will not be compromised in any way to satisfy climate activists.

In this Nov. 28, 2019, file photo, smoke and steam rise from a coal processing plant in Hejin in central China's Shanxi Province. The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that emissions of planet-warming methane from oil, gas and coal production are significantly higher than governments claims. The countries with the …