Tragic Irony in Chinese Mine Flooding By Joe Romm on August 25, 2007 at 5:51 pm Share this: "Tragic Irony in Chinese Mine Flooding" Share: The Chinese link their recent record flooding to global warming. China’s coal use has made it the world’s top CO2 polluter. “Flooding set off by torrential rains trapped 172 men deep underground in a coal mine in eastern China.” ‘Nuff said. Close Like Climate Progress on Facebook Don't show this to me again ‹ PREVIOUS Climate Progress in the Toronto Star on Offsets NEXT › Is Climate Progress “low carbon” and does it matter? Comments are closed.