Coal Atlas: Facts and figures on a fossil fuel

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
For free
Place of publication
Berlin
Date of Publication
18 November 2015
Number of Pages
56
Licence
Language of publication
English

Global demand for coal is still rising: EU member states have been reluctant to take action against coal projects and continue to subsidize coal related business with almost 10 billion euros per year. King Coal also generates 43 percent of Germany’s total energy.

Our Coal Atlas contains the latest facts and figures on the use of coal and its environmental and social consequences. With more than 60 detailed graphics, the atlas illustrates the coal industry’s impact on nature, health, labour, human rights and politics.

Read the Coal Atlas online.