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Weak as..Turnbull implodes, new “clean coal” plants win from Finkel

Despite data in Finkel report being out of date, with respect to recent big drops in cost of wind and solar, especially large commercial versions, the same with storage, all to not scare the horses of COALition right wing rump, … Continue reading

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Coalition’s “clean” coal plan revealed to be an “idiotic” fantasy

Nationally, spending of more than $62 Billion on these new coal plants would lock in not just much higher energy prices but also achieve just a 5 per cent cut in national emissions by 2030. The Coalition’s push to build more … Continue reading

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Time to cut the crap about “clean coal”

Here’s a review of accumulated mythology of  “clean coal”, old and new. Minister for unEnvironment Greg Hunt has recently been proclaiming, yet again, that he’s confident of breakthroughs in the next 5years. What he’s taking about is the DICE engine, a … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt rolls DICE(Direct Injection Coal Engine) betting on clean coal

Greg Hunt is confident about new technology. This is it. He claims it will make brown coal as clean as black coal!!! First tinkerings by Germans, as long ago as WW1. Mega $ here at time of 70’s oil crisis, … Continue reading

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Why we hate clean coal

Practicalities about carbon capture and storage still not making progress, at any cost, which is why it’s time to bite the bullet and invest, big time, in renewables >read more> Climate Spectator

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