The Hambach open pit mine is operated by RWE close to Bonn, Germany and extracts lignite, or brown coal, the most polluting form of coal. The mine is the deepest depression on the surface of the planet. This mining area near Cologne is Europe’s greatest source of CO2 emissions.
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- Climate, Hambach mine and forest