Impact of coal on global economy

Last Modified: Thu Mar 02 2017 21:34:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 6.9 billion tonnes
    Amount of coal currently produced worldwide.
  • 5
    Top coal producers in the world: China, U.S., India, Australia and Indonesia.
  • 41%
    of global electricity is currently fuelled by coal-fired power plants.
  • 70%
    of steel produced today uses coal.
  • 50%
    of the energy used to produce aluminium comes from coal.