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Despite $2T invested over the past 20 years in renewable energy projects, carbon dioxide...

Despite $2T invested over the past 20 years in renewable energy projects, carbon dioxide emissions per unit of energy consumed have fallen by less than 1%, the IEA reports. A main reason is the continued success of coal, the fuel of choice for much of the world despite being in retreat in the U.S. and perhaps even in China. Until low-carbon alternatives get cheaper, coal will continue to be favored.
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  • Hubert Biagi
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    Yeh, and the lib wacko greenies would have you believe that attacking coal fired power production in the US is good for the environment and good for us.
    18 Apr 2013, 01:20 PM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    Meh, welcome to diversifying off of nuclear.

     

    The linked report is virtually useless with regards to the limited information it compiles and uses.
    18 Apr 2013, 01:42 PM Reply Like
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