ERG professor Dan Kammen discusses the new construction of an Oakland cargo terminal that could be used to export Utah coal with KQED News. Kammen disagrees with Utah senator J. Stuart Adams on the idea of clean coal.
“When you burn coal you get carbon dioxide, no getting around that. Poison is poison. Adams is wrong. Burning coal with less trace toxin elements in it is better than injecting it into a vein, but far worse than the many clean energy options that are available.”
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