China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle

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 China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle

Study by economists say achievement by world's biggest polluter may be a significant milestone, rather than a blip

The global battle against climate change has passed a historic turning point with China's huge coal burning finally having peaked, according to senior economists. They say the moment may well be a significant...

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