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Why the End Is in Sight for Coal

Renewable energy and climate policy are taking down the world’s dirtiest energy source

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Twenty years ago, coal was the backbone of the U.S. grid. It provided almost half of total electricity generation — more than natural gas and nuclear combined. Furthermore, the role of coal in the electricity grid had remained relatively stable for decades.

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