DOUBLE JEOPARDY:
COAL’S THREAT TO FORESTS

When forests are torn down to make way for coal mines, the danger to the planet intensifies

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Coal is the single biggest contributor to man-made climate change.

Coal is the single biggest contributor to man-made climate change.

11.9 Million hectares of forest at risk worldwide from coal mining.

Million hectares of forest at risk worldwide from coal mining.

17% of CO2 emissions accounted for by deforestation.

Percentage of CO2 emissions accounted for by deforestation.

1.6 Billion people reliant on forests.

Billion people reliant on forests.