Tuesday, April 20 | 9:00 – 9:30 AM CST (10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST)
Duration: 23 min
Description: Nearly every country developed on coal, and the developing world is following suit because coal is cheap, local and easy to use. Affordable coal electricity is helping lift these countries out of poverty, but at local and global environmental costs. Dr. Scott Tinker travels to Vietnam to see the benefits and challenges of developing on coal.