Posts Tagged with "CCS"

Another European Bank Voices Risks of Financing Coal Plants

Friday, September 23, 2011

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Another European Bank Voices Risks of Financing Coal Plants

 RAN is challenging the largest U.S. banks to address their financing of coal power and we’re concerned that they are falling behind their European competitors. Last week, French banking giant BNP Paribas released its new corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy on coal power. (Those of you who enjoy reading bank statements can check out the [...]

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Mike Brune showdown with Clean Coal pusher

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

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Check out this video of RAN’s executive director facing off with Joe Lucas from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Considering how heated this topic is, the two of them were as polite as polite can be – but perhaps that’s because Joe Lucas is so predictably blind to the hypocrisy of the notion [...]

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Peabody, me and “the security blanket of US coal reserves”

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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So this morning at the Carbon Capture and Sequestration conference I had the opportunity to hear the infamous Fred Palmer, Sr. Vice President of Peabody coal do his ‘I love coal’ rap. And jeez louise does that old boy know how to lay it on thick. I had been promised that he was likely to [...]

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Dispatches from Fantasy CCS-Land

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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I woke up this morning to the sight of a coal train rumbling below my window and the image of a shiny new ‘clean coal’ billboard fresh in my mind. I’m here in Pittsburgh for the 7th Annual Carbon Capture and Sequestration conference to present RAN’s perspective on CCS – which, for those anyone with [...]

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Public Interest Groups Oppose Carbon Capture Scam

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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In conjunction with the international release of a report by Greenpeace today – that identifies the ridiculous risk, uncertainty and cost associated with industry-driven plans for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), Public interest groups (from across the country) sent the following letter to Congress, demanding that taxpayer subsidies be disallowed CCS, and that safe, affordable and [...]

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