Coal articles from across Nature Portfolio

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  • Editorial |

    Coal has powered the world, spurring development and the advancement of society; however, the time has come to consign it to the past and find new technology to support development and advancement.

  • News & Views |

    While a government commission recently proposed to phase out coal in Germany by 2038, voters would prefer a phase-out by 2025. Policymakers may underestimate public willingness to support an expedited transition away from high-carbon sources of energy.

    • Adrian Rinscheid
    •  & Rolf W├╝stenhagen
    Nature Energy 4, 1016-1017
  • Editorial |

    Coal is increasingly falling out of favour in the face of cheaper alternatives and concerns about health.

    Nature Energy 4, 429