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 Europas Kohleimporte infographic
Grafik zeigt EU Importe von Thermalkohle auf dem Seeweg.


Europa verstärkt Kohle Importe als Alternative zu russischem Gas

July 27, 2022 - Russland liefert 70 Prozent der europäischen Thermalkohle Importe – die in Kraftwerken zur Stromgewinnung verbrannt wird – aber die EU besteht auf dem Verbot von russischen Kohleimporten ab Mitte August

European buyers have had to temporarily set aside green aspirations in a rush for coal as the region’s energy crisis deepens, ramping up shipments from Australia, South America, Colombia and South Africa while tightening the global market, according to Reuters.

Thermal coal is considered one of the most carbon-heavy energy sources and Europe had been weaning itself off the fuel to meet pollution regulations and climate targets, Reuters said.

PUBLISHED: 27/07/2022; STORY: Graphic News