Kyrgyzstan gov’t relies more on coal amid energy crisis

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A growing energy crisis is pushing Kyrgyzstan to increasingly rely on coal, hindering the government’s response to pollution.

The country’s power infrastructure is almost entirely Soviet-era, with little to no investment in clean energy.

The demand for more power will mean burning record amounts of coal in coming years.

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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