The U.N. climate conference is currently underway in Warsaw, Poland, and in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, tensions are running high as countries begin to experience the negative consequences of human-accelerated climate change. Curiously, the World Coal Organization decided to have a meeting at Poland’s Economy Ministry this week as well. The simultaneous gathering provided the perfect opportunity for the U.N.’s chief climate diplomat to tell Big Coal exactly what it can do to help: leave most of the world’s remaining coal reserves in the ground.
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