Make Coal History

Balmain Coal Mine in New South Wales, Australia in 1950 (from the State Library of New South Wales

We find it difficult to imagine a path to net zero emissions that includes the use coal as a fuel. We would like to map communities in the world that still depend on coal mining.

Data curated by Milos

What?: We put coal mining areas on the global map? Why?: It allows us to connect coal mining to opinions about climate change and socio-economic indicators of communities. Use cases: Understanding how many people need an alternative to living from coal mining. Political dynamics of accepting climate change policies and individual climate action. Skills needed: Knowing where coal is mined in your country. How can you contribute:

Daniel Antal
Daniel Antal
Developer of open-source statistical software

My research interests include reproducible social science, economics and finance.