Throughout this year and especially in the Presidential election candidates from both parties shouted out their support for "CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY" making sure that everyone heard their approval.
The problem is that in fact, scientific fact "CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY" does not exist...or does it? What is your opinion?
Clean Coal - Pipe Dream Or Next Big Thing?, Coal Industry Launches Ad Campaign To Support Energy Alternative, But Some Say Technology Hasn't Caught Up Yet - CBS NewsBut here's the problem.
"There is no such thing as clean coal," says James Hansen, NASA's expert on global warming, who says all coal plants, even TECO's, still emit millions of tons of carbon dioxide - the most threatening greenhouse gas.
"There is no coal plant that captures the carbon dioxide and that's the major long-term pollutant," says Hansen.