The Dernogalizer

October 7, 2008

“Clean Coal” Column

Filed under: Dernoga,Energy/Climate,National Politics — Matt Dernoga @ 3:57 pm
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Here’s my column out today, it’s on “clean coal”, namely why such a notion is a complete farce. Both our presidential candidates are talking as though “clean coal” is here now, and mispresenting what it really is, so hopefully this column sheds light on some of that.

http://media.www.diamondbackonline.com/media/storage/paper873/news/2008/10/07/Opinion/Clean.Coal.A.Down.And.Dirty.Affair-3473229.shtml?reffeature=recentlycommentedstoriestab

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6 Comments »

  1. […] There is no such thing as clean coal yet.   Even if there was…well…just read this post and click on the link where I explain why clean coal isn’t […]

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  2. […] that, maybe we should regulate our coal ash. Of course, no amount of regulation will ever make ”clean coal” a reality, especially considering that it’s extraction often involves the very destructive […]

    Pingback by Clean Coal was Never Being Developed by Bush Admin! | CCAN Blog — March 13, 2009 @ 4:45 pm | Reply

  3. […] up to 2025.  To be fair, $60 billion in this is on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, which I have written is a pretty big waste of time and money.  I really wouldn’t count that towards clean energy […]

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  4. […] criticized his administration over the EPA ruling on mountaintop removal, as well as his stance on clean coal, which is no secret at this point.  The tar sands aren’t looking too good […]

    Pingback by Obama: “I love Rick Boucher” « The Dernogalizer — July 29, 2009 @ 11:49 pm | Reply

  5. […] sure lets throw some money away on clean coal. Will clean coal technology exist anytime soon? Nope. Is it a waste of money? Yep. Do I think it’s okay for us to bribe some Senators with money […]

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  6. […] sure lets throw some money away on clean coal.  Will clean coal technology exist anytime soon?  Nope.  Is it a waste of money?  Yep.  Do I think it’s okay for us to bribe some Senators with […]

    Pingback by Landmark Op-Ed Means Climate Legislation « The Dernogalizer — October 13, 2009 @ 5:00 pm | Reply


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