Coal used to account for 50 percent of the electricity generated in the United States, but that percentage is falling, as concerns about climate change persist. There are also cheaper alternatives available, such as natural gas.
Michael Grunwald of Politico joins Here & Now's Indira Lakshmanan to discuss the state of the coal industry in the U.S. as the climate change talks in Paris continue.
This segment aired on December 4, 2015.
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