Energy resources: Coal
Energy resources: Coal

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Energy resources: Coal

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain how coal is formed

  • explain how coal is found and extracted by either surface or underground mines

  • discuss how geological problems and environmental issues surrounding extraction affect mining

  • explain the reasons for the decline in the UK’s coal industry.

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