Australian Coal Company Says Bush-Fire Smoke Is Slowing Production

New York Times | Jan 21, 2020 at 6:41 AM
  • Australia’s biggest mining company, BHP, announced on Tuesday that coal output was down at one of its large mines.
  • Smoke from the country’s ferocious wildfires — a crisis fed by climate change, which is caused in no small part by the burning of coal.
  • The irony was not lost on many in Australia.