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Plans for coal-fired power in Asia are ‘disaster for planet’ warns World Bank | Environment | The Guardian

Plans to build more coal-fired power plants in Asia would be a “disaster for the planet” and overwhelm the deal forged at Paris to fight climate change, the president of the World Bank said on Thursday.

In an unusually stark warning, the World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, noted that countries in south and south-east Asia were on track to build hundreds more coal-fired power plants in the next 20 years – despite promises made at Paris to cut greenhouse gas emissions and pivot to a clean energy future.

Source: Plans for coal-fired power in Asia are ‘disaster for planet’ warns World Bank | Environment | The Guardian

Promises…

Cheap talk.

Actions speak louder than words.

Do not ever believe the words of politicians.

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