03 Oct '11, 3am

What if the Coal Industry Made an Energy Drink? #energy #coal

While there's really no shortage of information out there showing just how dirty, destructive, and dangerous energy derived from burning coal can be , sometimes the most effective way of getting that point across is with good ol' fashioned satire. The folks over at the Renewable Energy Accountability Project (REAP) have put together a hilariously spot on mock-advertisement for a coal-based energy drink. Unfortunately, the similarities between this fictional beverage and the realities of the coal industry are glaring -- yet somehow only one is clearly ridiculous and the other is, well, real . More Eco-Minded Satire: What Happens When BP Spills Coffee? , Alligator Calls 911 "There's a Kitchen on My Habitat!" , BP Gets Punked: 7 Best Oil Spill Pranks & Satires (Images)

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