Cheap and plentiful, raw coal (above) is sold throughout the ger district as fuel for heating and cooking. Families burn one or two bags a night. The government plans to replace raw coal with fuel-efficient briquettes made from semicoke.

Cheap and plentiful, raw coal (above) is sold throughout the ger district as fuel for heating and cooking. Families burn one or two bags a night. The government plans to replace raw coal with fuel-efficient briquettes made from semicoke.