The negative impacts of coal power are affecting people & places all over the planet.
Sundarbans Mangrove Forest
The Sundarbans mangrove forest is a UNESCO World Heritage site shared by Bangladesh and India. A joint venture between the two countries’ national electricity providers is putting this precious biodiverse ecosystem at risk for a coal-fired power plant just 14 kilometers away from the forest’s edge.
Indonesia's Bid for Coal Expansion
Over the past decade, Indonesia has undergone a major coal mining boom. The country has now announced plans to secure a market for its own coal by significantly expanding domestic coal power generation.