Check out Sierra Club's new site busting the myth of "clean coal."
They also have a great video rebutting the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricty's "clean coal" PR talking points:
The Union of Concerned Scientists has released a report today outlining the considerable risks associated with so-called "clean coal" and carbon capture and storage technology (pdf.)
Rainforest Action Network's executive director Mike Brune has a great op-ed out on the idiocy of the idea that coal is somehow clean:
If you owned a wind or solar power production plant and were looking to expand would you be okay if it that expansion was fueled by coal?
There's outrageous headlines everyday, but as a news junkie you become immune, at least for the most part. The headline today at the Michigan's Bay City Times reads: Michigan needs coal to build its clean energy future.
Wow. I need to clear my head to figure out the logic behind this one.
There's a showdown in West Virginia today pitting old dirty energy against renewables - and one side is armed with explosives.
Coal giant Massey Energy is planning as early as today to begin blowing up the mountains in the Bee Tree Branch area of Coal River Mountain, West Virginia. More specifically, Massey is planning to blow off the top of a local mountain, push all the debris into the surrounding valleys and repeat until they hit a big fat coal seam.