Long-term shortage of coal


Although the world's total coal reserves considered together are sufficient for many centuries beyond the expected date of depletion of petroleum, some major producing countries are experiencing a shortage of certain coals, including those used for high-grade coke which is needed for the iron and steel industry and for fuel.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST