Asia

Front Cover of 'Coal, Capital and Conflicts'. Tree branches hang over a lake.

Coal, Capital and Conflicts

Published: 28 October 2022
Series on Ecology

The study by Asia expert Dieter Reinhardt shows why the construction of this coal-fired power plant is an exemplary anachronism: it prevents the expansion of renewable energies, which is necessary because of climate change and for which Bangladesh has the potential; and it weakens coastal protection, which should have priority in view of rising sea levels.