Al Gore: 'Compelling' economic case for ditching coal assets

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Former US Vice President says coal's position as a cheap energy source is threatened by falling renewables costs and stricter regulations

Divesting from coal assets makes sense, not only from an environmental and social point of view, but also economically, Al Gore has said. The former US Vice President and environmental campaigner threw...

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