U.S. Pledges To Curb Coal Power As Clash Over Fossil Fuels Continues

December 4, 2023
DUBAI -- The United States during global climate talks here is pledging to wean itself off “unabated” coal-fired electricity, though the commitment is largely symbolic as it generally aligns with domestic power sector trends and environmentalists say such a move is insufficient without countries also agreeing to phase out all fossil fuels. At the same time, negotiators at the Dubai meeting -- formally known as the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations climate treaty -- appear...

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