Germany has announced that it would quit coal by 2038.
The country will spend $44 billion to compensate works and companies in the sector.
Coal Power plants are used to generate energy, but are extremely polluting and generate huge amounts greenhouse gas.
Germany is the largest industrial country in Europe and is home to some of the largest coal power stations in Europe, among the most polluting companies in the continent.
The use is coal is decreasing in the world, bust a few exceptions remain, like in China or India where the demand for coal is increasing, having a terrible impact on climate, with more than 2.5 billion population in these 2 countries alone.
What can you do?
Switch to a renewable energy provider, it’s not necessarily more expensive!