Saturday November 28, 2020

Old king coal still reigns

It’s cheap and dirty, and countries all over the world can’t get enough of it.

26th July, 2008

It’s cheap and dirty, and countries all over the world can’t get enough of it.

The Hoo peninsula in southeast England lies between two important rivers, the Thames and the Medway. Its flat marshland is famous in literature as the dreary yet menacing backdrop for the opening chapters of Great Expectations.

With London close by, today the Hoo is home to no fewer than three power stations, a container terminal and...

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