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By BRIAN GRIMMETT
Kansas News Service 

Climate groups question speed of Evergy's retreat from coal

 


Scientists say that if we're going to stop rising global temperatures, the world will need to greatly reduce the amount of carbon it's emitting into the air.

Electricity production is one of the largest culprits and transitioning away from fossil fuels is seen as a key step in stopping climate change.

Under mounting pressure to ditch fossil fuels and amid shifting economics that make coal increasingly less competitive, the largest utility in Kansas pledges to close nearly all of its coal-burning plants in the next 20 years, Kansas News Service reports.

In the meantime, it's moving to harves...



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