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There is no such thing as clean coal

There is no such thing as clean coal

Two video’s from The Reality Coalition, a project of the Alliance for Climate Protection, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the League of Conservation Voters (all USA).

Coal power plants emit carbon dioxide (CO2), the pollutant causing the climate crisis. A third of the America’s carbon pollution now comes from about 600 coal-fired power plants. And of the more than 70 proposed new coal power plants, barely a handful have plans to capture and store their CO2 emissions.

As a son of a coal-dealer I can admit: “In reality, there is no such thing as clean coal.”

The Reality Coalition

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