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Major Coal Conference Infiltrated!

Greenpeace activists pose as industry delegates to gain access to high level coal meetings in NYC.



Today Greenpeace infiltrated the CoalUSA conference, hosted annually by the McClosky Group which they self promote as:

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Virginia's Carbon Capture Ready Coal Plant a Global Warming Boondoggle

A massive new coal-fired electric plant has been approved for construction in Virginia that will ensure tons more greenhouse gas will be pumped into the atmosphere for decades to come.

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VP of Largest Private Coal Company Hits Back at NASA's James Hansen

Andy Revkin's New York Times Dot Earth has published a letter from Vic Svec, Senior Vice President for Peabody Energy, the largest private coal company in the world, reacting to the statement made earlier this week by NASA's Dr. James Hansen that top executives of coal and oil companies should be tried for “crimes against humanity and nature.”

Here's an excerpt of the Svec letter:

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Glenn Hurowitz on the Virginia Coal-Fired Plant Proposal

Glenn Hurowitz has a great piece on the Virginia Air Resources Board's imminent decision on  whether or not they will permit Dominion Power to build a dirty, coal-fired power plant.

Hurowitz writes in his article on Huffington Post:


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Special Report: The Future of Energy

This weeks issue of the Economist tackles the enormous topic of “The future of energy”.

The article adresses solar, geothermal, biofuels, electric cars, nuclear power, and our favorite pipedream technology- carbon storage.

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Clean Coal Facts and Fiction on CNBC

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Bill McKibben on Clean Coal