05 May '11, 9pm

Can coal, nuclear and natural gas plants be considered "clean"

With the demise of climate change legislation last year, attention has shifted to the possibility of a patchwork of other rules that would have the effect of cutting carbon dioxide emissions. On the state level, one popular step is a renewable energy standard for the electricity sector. A coal scraper at a plant in New Haven, W.Va. The plant captures carbon dioxide emissions as it generates electricity. Generally the renewables standard is expressed as a percentage of the electricity generated by all energy sources, often with sub-quotas for solar power or geothermal energy. A few years ago, there was talk of a national renewable energy standard, but in his State of the Union address in January, President Obama called for something slightly different — a “clean energy standard,” with 80 percent of the nation’s electricity coming from clean sources by 2035. “Clean” is a bro...

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