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7 Arguments for Coal Gone Bust

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Chaitanya Kumar

Some people claim that coal is the answer to energy poverty. Coal does not alleviate but aggravates poverty. Here's trying to state and break some long-held myths on dirty energy forms.

Roasting by an Open Fire: Eco-Friendly or Health Threat?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.22.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Some of our local experts see wood as a future fuel, a serious source of biomass energy. But the realities and science of air quality could cause us to question some of our long held assumptions about the wholesomeness of a fire.

Cooking With An Axe

McKay Jenkins | Posted 02.11.2012 | Food
McKay Jenkins

Cooking can be much more than merely completing an onerous task. It can offer moments of fulfillment, glimpses of deeper meaning, a connection to old, even ancient traditions. To me, that seems like a pretty good return for a bit more effort.

Heating and Air Pollution

Marcelo Mena | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcelo Mena

What's the point of spending money on all clean technology, when it is clearly more cost-effective to clean up residential wood burning?

Blowin' Smoke

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

A greasy gray cloud no longer blankets town in winter, and Telluride's air quality is far better than it was 20 years ago. The bad news is that there's no substitute for the heat of a wood stove.