Heinrich Böll Foundation and Friends of the Earth International present The Coal Atlas: Facts and figures show the environmental and social impact of coal production. The Heinrich Böll Foundation and Friends of the Earth International published November 20, 2015 the first English edition of the Coal Atlas 2015.
The Coal Atlas contains the latest facts and figures on the use of coal and its environmental and social consequences. With more than 60 detailed infographics, the atlas illustrates the coal industry’s impact on nature, health, labour, human rights and politics. Moreover, it sheds light on the beneficiaries of coal production and shows the current developments of the sector in China, India, the United States, Russia and Germany.
The atlas is available free in print and online at www.boell.de/coalatlas
One of the best graphics is this one showing the climate responsibility of the 35 biggest coal producers (who together account for 1/3 of global emissions since 1988), based on the carbon majors research: