Clean Coal: Greenwashing at Its Best

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The coal industry has adopted a three-point strategy to clean its image, says Mother Jones’ James Ridgeway: “First, make small overtures toward developing renewable energy, and milk them for maximum PR value. Second, invest more generously in carbon-based ‘alternative’ energy that gets passed off as green. Third, invoke the goal of energy ‘independence’ to pump, mine, transport, and sell more and more of the same old fuels to an ever-hungrier market.” Read Scrubbing King Coal

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One Response to Clean Coal: Greenwashing at Its Best

  1. Gabriel Sassoon says:

    Fabulous. Totally agree.

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