Credits to previous work by others: Study of Lignite power generation facilities in southeastern Europe and Germany via
Hardly any #coal operations globally are economically viable, and many coal workers, especially coal miners, are set to lose their jobs regardless of countless new plants and empty rhetoric from those who tout the biggest lie of this generation "beautiful clean coal".
This Thunderclap explores how #BigCoal and Governments have often made unrealistic employment claims. Coal mining communities all around the world are still being deceived resulting in delaying a just transition to sustainable energy. There was no planned transition in UK resulting in chaotic coal closures.
An example drawn from Southeast Europe looks at social, environmental and economic impacts of coal and real-time acute impacts of the THE GREAT COAL JOBS FRAUD. Governments, coal workers and their wider communities need to work together towards #JustTransition via
We must make a #CoalExit ( coalexit.org by
) now via divestment and a just transition from all fossil fuels. Sustainable, renewable options are available to generate and store power which are far more practical and economic than propagation of a "myth" that coal can be revived by it's own death knells.
Instead, it is widely understood that #CoalKills and if divestment and #CoalExit does not come fast enough, then #BigCoal might cancel, ignore and sidestep regulation so as to defend their bottom line against more sustainable green energy. More disturbingly is land grab of national forests, parks, and reserves; especially in USA.
Coal is set for big fall: from technical and economic annihilation from already established and fast developing #CleanTech solutions like; #Wind #Solar and green energy storage options. Fossil fuel (in)justice must be conquered with a fair, inclusive and Just-Transition.
Source of reference: https://bankwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/coal-jobs-fraud.pdf pdf download "THE GREAT COAL JOBS FRAUD; How unrealistic employment claims are deceiving coal mining communities in southeast Europe and delaying a just transition to sustainable energy. via