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Goa, India's coal gateway?

Chiara Reid
March 4, 2021

More than 70% of India's electricity comes from burning coal, and much of that is imported. Imported coal lands in Goa — a coastal state famous for its white sandy beaches and biodiversity. The government plans to transform the region into India's coal hub. But citizens are pushing back in a bid to prevent pollution and protect the state's glimmering green hills.

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