31 Oct '11, 12pm

coal

The Triumph of King Coal: Hardening Our Coal Addiction Despite all the talk about curbing greenhouse gas emissions, the world is burning more and more coal. The inconvenient truth is that coal remains a cheap and dirty fuel — and the idea of “clean” coal remains a distant dream. by fred pearce This year’s UN climate negotiations are in Durban, South Africa. Many delegates will already be looking forward to the chance of going on safari after their labors, visiting Kruger National Park or one of the country’s other magnificent game reserves. But I have another suggestion. Visit the enemy. Just two hours’ drive up the Indian Ocean coast from Durban is Richards Bay, a huge deep-water harbor that is home to the world’s largest coal export terminal . Anyone seduced by the conference exhibition halls in Durban, filled with the latest renewable energy technology, will get a rude ...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/the_triumph_of_king_coal_har...

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This bike is real cool. Love the military green. Next on my list of to-dos - Get a bike license!

This bike is real cool. Love the military green...

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Water Addiction

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theenvironmentalblog.org 13 Nov '11, 6pm

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grist.org 08 Nov '11, 6pm

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greatdeals.com.sg 31 Oct '11, 2am

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The 25 Dirtiest Coal Plants in the U.S.

The 25 Dirtiest Coal Plants in the U.S.

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grist.org 07 Nov '11, 4pm

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