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Ticking timebomb: When will the world's natural resources run out?

Lovemoney Logo By Charlotte Irwin of Lovemoney | Slide 2 of 13: Coal has the largest reserves of any natural resource left, with 1.1 trillion tons still remaining. Primarily used as fuel to generate electric power, according to the World Coal Association we have about 150 years left left before our coal runs out across the world.

Coal – 150 years

Coal has the largest reserves of any natural resource left, with 1.1 trillion tons still remaining. Primarily used as fuel to generate electric power, according to the World Coal Association we have about 150 years left before our coal runs out across the world.

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