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Coal IS Dirty!!!!!

May 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Coal is NOT Clean. Coal IS Dirty! Introducing the Clean Coal Body Slam.  Kevin Grandia of DeSmogBlog has put together an amazing team with a clear (not clean) agenda: For a while now, whenever I mentioned the term “clean coal” people would roll their eyes and groan, “clean coal,” usually followed by a rolling of […]

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Tags: climate change · coal · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · politics · pollution

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

Is E-Coal E-Cool?

March 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on Is E-Coal E-Cool?

NewEarth Renewable Energy is moving from development to true commercializatio of its ECO Clean Coal or E-Coal.  NewEarth is promoting E-Coal as a green coal supplement or, even, substitute.   E-Coal comes from processed biomass such as trees, seaweed, algae, bamboo, switchgrass or otherwise.  The process: “Eco Torrefactio” and “ECO-Densification” which process the biomass into a coal […]

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Tags: coal · Energy · environmental · Global Warming

30 Days to Save the Mountains … counting down …

November 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on 30 Days to Save the Mountains … counting down …

For nearly a month, a group of bloggers (including, in a minor way, me) have sought to brought visibility to the havoc and pain that mountain top removal are causing through much of the Appalachians in 30 Days to Save the Mountains. Havoc and pain that is not justifiable on energy requirements, economic, social, health, environmenal […]

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Tags: coal