China Digs More Coal for Power Needs, Despite Climate Change

Piles of coal in a warehouse in Shanxi Province, a major Chinese coal-producing region.
Piles of coal in a warehouse in Shanxi Province, a major Chinese coal-producing region.Credit…Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times

China Hurries to Burn More Coal, Putting Climate Goals at Risk

Faced with electricity shortages, the country is racing to expand mining despite risks to the environment, miner safety and the economy.

Piles of coal in a warehouse in Shanxi Province, a major Chinese coal-producing region.Credit…Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times

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