‘The Golden Age of Coal’. This is what an International Energy Agency analyst, Anne-Sophie Corbeau, said in an interview at the end of 2012. And the same agency confirms that if coal-fired plants now provide two-fifths of the world’s electricity, in doubling this total production planned for the next ten years, two-thirds of the additional share will come from coal itself. Exponential growth that will bring coal on a par with oil as a global energy source issue in five years’ time. Read more click.