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Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co–Armagh
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Saintfield Estate, Saintfield
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Iveagh House, Saint Stephen’s Green, Dublin
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Coal to Equal Oil in 10years 9 April 2013

Coal to equal oil as world’s top energy source within 10 years

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that coal will catch up with oil as the world’s leading energy source by 2022.

In a report, the Agency says that increased demand from India and China are fuelling the push.

Natural gas offers the best hope of reducing carbon emissions in the short term the report concludes.

It comes as the European Union acknowledged that it has been unable to fund a single project to capture and store CO2.

Economic and population growth in developing countries are spurring the drive for coal says the IEA,

To read the complete story go to www.bbc.co.uk/news/science–environment–20770245