A Harvard study indicates over 100,000 premature deaths from coal in China each year. Lung cancer has doubled in China. 600,000 lung cancer deaths each year
Over 200,000 premature deaths from coal every year. Some estimates are over 1,000,000. That is more than the deaths of Hiroshima and Nagasaki every year.
Coal Chernobyl twice a week
Nuclear power is what can scale up the fastest to replace coal. Solar and wind will take a lot longer. Decades longer would mean millions more dead from coal.
We need scale up with thorium liquid fluoride reactors Two were built by the US in the 1960s. It is not hypothetical technology.
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