The UK is swapping coal with wood to reduce C02. It isn’t working.

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The UK is swapping coal with wood to reduce C02. It isn’t working.

In the rush to eliminate coal, are power producers simply swapping old CO2 emitters for new ones? Take the case of the United Kingdom’s largest producer of electrical power, Drax. Its vast power station in the north of England was once the biggest polluter in western Europe. Now the plant, which once ran entirely on coal, has four out of its six power plants burning wood. By the end of this year, Britain is expected to have only three remaining coal power stations as the UK government seeks to phase…

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