China's coal use falls for first time this century, analysis suggests

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Fall of 1-2 per cent in amount of coal burned offers ‘window of opportunity’ to bring climate change under control, Greenpeace energy analysts say

The amount of coal being burned by China has fallen for the first time this century, according to an analysis of official statistics. China's booming coal in the last decade has been the major contributor...

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