Report: 59 GW of Coal-Fired Generation Capacity Should Retire; Could Open Door for Re

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    Report: 59 GW of Coal-Fired Generation Capacity Should Retire; Could Open Door for Renewable Energy

    By Renewable Energy World Editors
    November 13, 2012 | 7 Comments
    Report: 59 GW of Coal-Fired Generation Capacity Should Retire; Could Open Door for Renewable Energy | Renewable Energy News Article

     
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    The source: UCSUSA was established as a left wing anti-war anarchist club back in 1969. It doesn't limit it's membership to "scientists" or bogus scientists or even wannabe scientists. It's open to any anti-American who wants to make sure that the US becomes a 3rd world country.
     
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    Or tons and tons and tons of natural gas! Drill drill drill frack frack frack!!!
     
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    Or, as Billy Joel would say.... FRACK ACK ACK ACK ACK ACK ACK ACK!

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    Don't worry. Obama already said that the "Green Economy" would only slow down an already fragile US Economic Recovery.
     
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    He also said that he intends to fund his "green economy" by taxing hydrocarbon-based fuels.

    Ironic, seeing how hydraulic fracturing has ushered in a new era of economic recovery.
     
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    Because fantasy is more fun.
     
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    I think the best way to go is develop Thorium MSR technology. I'd like to see the nations of the world cooperate and give this gift to humanity.

    Coal just has too much pollution. If I wanted to absorb pollution in a lab, the first thing that I'd consider would be carbon. Carbon sitting in the Earth for millions of years can't be pure.
     

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