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Globalist Quiz

Which country uses up the most coal?

Marketplace Contributor Jun 14, 2010
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Globalist Quiz

Which country uses up the most coal?

Marketplace Contributor Jun 14, 2010
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Question: Which country is the most dependent on coal?

Answer: While China is the leading suspect, they come in at number two, at 70 percent usage. The unlikely winner is South Africa, with 77 percent of all of their energy consumption being coal-based.

The world average for coal consumption is just under 30 percent, and the U.S. average for coal consumption is under 25 percent — a better coal usage rate than Germany and Japan.

The Globalist Quiz is brought to you by Globalist editor-in-chief Stephan Richter.

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