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Coal: Between growth and energy mix

  • Alexander Senaputra

Jakarta | Mon, June 19 2017 | 01:14 am

PREMIUM Resistance against coal as source of energy is growing steadily. A local NGO called the Network for Mining Advocacy (Jatam) recently released a report entitled “Hungry Coal, Coal Mining and its Impact on National Food Security.”

The report said existing coal concessions had overlapped 19 percent of the area mapped and dedicated for rice fields and could cause a loss of 1.7 million tons...