Problem

Long-term shortage of coal

Nature:

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
02.10.2019 – 17:41 CEST