Gore calls out China for financing coal power plants

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore gestures during an interview with Reuters at U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo

MADRID (Reuters) – Former U.S. vice president and longtime climate campaigner Al Gore urged China on Thursday to stop financing coal power plants at a meeting with the lead climate negotiator for the world’s second-largest economy at U.N. talks in Madrid. China is financing more than a quarter of the world’s coal-fired power plants being […]

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