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Decoder: Can Indonesia bid farewell to coal?

Across the wide bay, past wooden fishing boats, a large column of smoke rises against a backdrop of tree-covered mountains as it has done 24 hours a day for the best part of a decade. In another decade or so, the flames that produce that endless plume at the coal-fired power plant in the small fishing port of Pelabuhan Ratu in western Indonesia will finally be extinguished.

March 31, 2023

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