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Coal’s Sacriligeous Caroling

December 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on Coal’s Sacriligeous Caroling

In a time of year when it can be hard to go into public without being overwhelmed by Christmas carols, the sound of jingling bells can sicken many of us. And, it is hard for many to associate this season and carols with any form of religiousity due to the mass commercialization of across the […]

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Tags: advertising · carbon dioxide · clean emissions · climate change · coal · Energy

A pause re profitability …

June 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on A pause re profitability …

The Lieberman-Warner Climate inSecurity Act (CISA) can accurately be described as the Coal Subsidy Act. With all the embedded subsidies and support for the coal industry, why is the coal industry fighting the Coal Subsidy Act? In short: not enough.

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Tags: analysis · astroturfing · climate change · climate delayers · coal · Congress · emissions · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · government energy policy · lieberman-warner · politics · pollution · Uncategorized

Coal says “Goodbye …”

June 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Coal says “Goodbye …”

The latest advertisement from the coal industry warns us that without drastic measures to embrace Clean Coal, we risk saying “Goodbye to the American way of life that we all know and love.” Goodbye. Adios. Sayonara. Au revoir.

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Tags: coal · environmental

Obama Message Coopted by Pollution Front Group

April 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Obama Message Coopted by Pollution Front Group

The Astroturf Organization Formerly Known As ABEC has come out with a doozy of a first ad. In the battle to protect our future, the alphabet list of astroturf organizations working to undercut a habitable tomorrow is an ever-growing soup. ¬†Tracking the ¬†$35 million+ associated with “Americans for Balanced Energy Choices provided easily full-time employment […]

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Tags: astroturfing · carbon dioxide · coal · Energy · environmental · Global Warming

Coal Industry “Principles”?

April 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Coal Industry came a callin’, complaining that I had not adequately examined their “principles” in commenting on the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity‘s (ACCCE‘s) new advertising campaign that bears an unnerving similarity to wording from Senator Obama’s Presidential campaign and from Al Gore’s We campaign.¬† Their comment (complaint): By concentrating on the name […]

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Tags: astroturfing · carbon dioxide · climate change · coal · environmental · Global Warming · government energy policy