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Coal is Bad

Coal-fired electricity production is bad on so many levels. You’d think humans could learn from history, but sadly, no, and no.  The childhood asthma statistics alone should be enough.  Coal burning power plants are a leading producer of asthma causing pollution.  And then there’s the mercury…and the mountain-top removal, and the waste products..and, well, when…

Power Shift 09 and Capital Climate Action

Over 12,000 people are expected at a student climate conference this weekend and today over one thousand will gather today in Washington DC. The focus of the DC protest is the local coal fired plant that powers capitol buildings heat and air conditioning. The target is symbolic, and congress has preemptively agreed to switch the…