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synonyms for coal

  • anthracite
  • ash
  • carbon
  • char
  • charcoal
  • cinder
  • culm
  • ember
  • fuel
  • scoria
  • slack
  • smut
  • spark
  • stoke
See also synonyms for: coals
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In some parts of the country right now that rely 60 percent or more for electricity generation on coal power, moving to electricity could increase GHG emissions.
GM WANTS ITS CARS TO BE FULLY ELECTRIC BY 2035. HERE’S WHAT THAT COULD MEAN FOR AUTO EMISSIONS.ULA CHROBAKFEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In 2019, more than 66 percent of the electricity in China was generated using coal power, which is a leading contributor to air pollution in China.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF CHINA'S RECOVERY AFTER COVID-19YANZHONG HUANGFEBRUARY 2, 2021TIME
In coal plants, supplying the coal accounts for about 40 percent of total expenses.
SOLAR POWER GOT CHEAP. SO WHY AREN’T WE USING IT MORE?ULA CHROBAKJANUARY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
More than 40 percent of coal mined in the United States comes from federal land, and in 2016, the Obama administration hit pause on coal leasing there, pending a review of the program.
EVERY CABINET JOB IS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE NOWBEN ADLERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not even Naunchik, who hails from a long lineage of union coal miners, aluminum millers, teachers, and machinists in western Pennsylvania, wants a work-stoppage strike to happen.
WHY SKI PATROLLERS ARE PICKETING AT TWO VAIL RESORTSSCOTT YORKOJANUARY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
More generally, mining for coal entails landscape-level destruction.
INDIA’S DIRTY ARCTIC ENERGY HUNTCHARU KASTURIJANUARY 11, 2021OZY
The latter is the best of the foraged materials, because live wood has enough moisture in it to keep it from burning for a few hours, but not so much moisture that it puts out your burning sticks or bed of coals.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It too emits carbon dioxide but at almost half the amount as coal.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: HOW WE KNOW HUMANS ARE WARMING THE PLANETMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Blocking expansion of the law also known as Obamacare had long been a rallying cry for the legislature’s conservatives, but Chafin said it would provide desperately needed health care in his coal country district, among the poorest in the state.
VIRGINIA STATE SENATOR DIES OF COVID-19LAURA VOZZELLAJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The difficult thing is that most old folks grew up thinking that oil, coal, and gas were great, and it is hard to teach old dogs new tricks.
WHY BIRDS CAN FLY OVER MOUNT EVEREST - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGWALTER MURCHDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
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WORDS RELATED TO COAL

  • charcoal
  • coal
  • coke
  • copy
  • graphite
  • lead
  • replica
  • soot
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