The UK government has announced new regulations that prohibit building any new coal power plants, if those plants don't have carbon capture and storage incorporated into them. It sounds like at least a step in the
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It hardly seems like it, but today marks 100 days since the massive coal ash spill in Tennessee happened. For those who want a quick interactive overview of what happened during the spill and during the clean-up, hearings and discussion afterwards,
The high-profile FutureGen project in Illinois was pioneering carbon capture and sequestration--the controversial effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions in coal plants--when it was shut down last year after the
Dear Pablo: What do you believe are the top technologies that will help us overcome climate change?First of all, the number one solution to climate change is not a technology at all; it is political will. As Thomas Friedman, the author of Hot, Flat, and
In this short clip watch Joe Lucas, spokesperson for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, either reveal his entire ignorance of even the most basic parts of how global warming is happening, or entirely dodge the question of whether the
TreeHugger has covered the issue of mountaintop removal coal mining number of times. We've also firmly been behind the idea that there really is no such thing as clean coal; that when its mined, when its burned and when the waste is disposed of, coal
Now that the Senate has passed its version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (all 778 pages of it...) it's worthwhile to take a look at some of the green provisions in it. I've only had a
Dynegy's Moss Landing Coal Fired Plant, at Moss Landing Harbor, California, Image credit:NOAA
Calera has a chemical process in mind to sequester coal-plant C02 emissions in concrete. First, they would bubble hot, CO2-laden stack gas through sea water.