William Mathis and Verity Ratcliffe

Business, Fuel

Energy Crunch Drives Carbon to Record as Europe Burns Coal

Energy Crunch Drives Carbon to Record as Europe Burns Coal A conveyor bridge operates at the Jaenschwalde open-cast lignite mine, near the Jaenschwalde lignite-fired power station in Germany. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Europe is growing increasingly reliant on coal to keep the lights on as the weather turns cold, sending the cost of polluting to a record.

November 22, 2021