Is America Ready To Quit Coal?

03/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • MELANIE WARNER New York Times

Last May, protesters took over James E. Rogers's front lawn in Charlotte, N.C., unfurling banners declaring "No new coal" and erecting a makeshift "green power plant" -- which, they said in a press release, was fueled by "the previously unexplored energy source known as hot air, which has been found in large concentrations" at his home.

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