Image 7 of 18

China Pollution

ChinaCoal-06.jpg

Add to Lightbox Download
Miners at a regional coal mine sorting coal. 75% of China's growing energy needs come from coal, the cheapest and most polluting form of energy. China is the world's largest producer of coal. Seven of the world's ten most polluted cities are in China, largely due to coal use and the country's dilapidated heavy industries.
Dàtóng, Shanxi Province, China. 11/11/2005
Photo © J.B. Russell
Copyright
Photo © J.B. Russell
Image Size
5580x3761 / 19.5MB
Miners at a regional coal mine sorting coal. 75% of China's growing energy needs come from coal, the cheapest and most polluting form of energy. China is the world's largest producer of coal. Seven of the world's ten most polluted cities are in China, largely due to coal use and the country's dilapidated heavy industries.<br />
Dàtóng, Shanxi Province, China. 11/11/2005<br />
Photo © J.B. Russell