Coal use is on the rise in Canada, creating problems for the idea of phasing out the fuel

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As countries around the world move to limit fossil fuel use and reduce carbon emissions, coal is an obvious target.

Despite efforts in Canada to reduce its own coal use, the world is a way off from moving past coal as a way to generate heat and electricity.

Financial Post reporter Bianca Bharti joins Dave Breakenridge to discuss why coal use is up, and some of the obstacles to achieving a coal phase-out.

Background reading: Coal's last boom? World's dirtiest fuel isn't being put out of business anytime soon

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