China has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: ReutersChina has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: Reuters
China has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: Reuters

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China has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: ReutersChina has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: Reuters
China has moved ahead with 48GW of coal-fired power plants this year – 1.6 times the installed capacity in 2019 – on top of the 46GW already planned, Greenpeace said. Photo: Reuters
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