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Clean Coal Myth

The Hypocrisy of 'Clean Coal'

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Rebranding dirty old coal as "clean coal" doesn't magically make the filth disappear.

RFK Jr.: Some Leaders Fall For Coal's Lies

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Clean coal is a dirty lie," says environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who calls President Barack Obama and other politicians who commit taxpayer m...

ATTN Matthew Wald at the NY Times: Does This Look Like "Environment-Friendly" Coal to You?!

Jesse Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Jenkins

If we want to truly clean up coal, it's time to start with these three policies, each taking a major step to clean up one stage of the dirty-as-can-be coal life-cycle.

America's Wind Power Imperative: A Call to Action

Tom Weis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Weis

One of the few bright spots in today's struggling economy, wind power holds the promise of sparking a new economic renaissance for America.

"Clean Coal" Myth Suffers Another Defeat

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NV Energy, Inc. announced that it is postponing plans to build a "clean coal" plant in eastern Nevada, citing "environmental and economic uncertaintie...

The TED Conference: Day One: Highlights

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

I decided to do a series of highlights to share some reflections from TED. The range of the unveilings in the fields of art, music, and technology have been astonishing.

Tennessee Coal Sludge Disaster: Think This Could Not Happen to You? Think Again.

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

The Tennessee coal ash spill was a man-made disaster that is directly tied to our reliance on fossil fuels.

Gore's "Reality Coalition" Fighting "Clean Coal"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection, League of Conservation Voters, National Wildlife Federation, Natural Resources Defense Council and S...