Coal, Climate and Orangutans in Indonesia

Indonesia has the highest rate of forest loss in the world, with the largest area located in Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. At current deforestation rates, little will be left by 2020. Map courtesy of WWF.
Indonesia has the highest rate of forest loss in the world, with the largest area located in Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. At current deforestation rates, little will be left by 2020. Map courtesy of WWF.

What do the climate and orangutans have in common? They are both threatened by coal – the first by burning it, and the second by...

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