Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Clean Coal, Dirty Lies

Clean Coal. Is this how we will deal with the energy crisis? Not only Bush, but even John Kerry seems to think so. How small minded have we become? Clean Coal certainly is a worthy stop-gap measure as we gradually offline those facilities. But that's it. Putting the word "clean" in front of coal don't make it so. We need to be moving to fuels that are actually clean like Solar, Wind, Geothermal and Nuclear Fusion. Why is it that we all know this and yet somehow accept that is doesn't happen? If you are one of the many that have been convinced that it's because we lack the know-how, think again. Consider these working innovations: