Foreign Affairs Article

Cleaning Up Coal

Author: Richard K. Morse

Coal combustion is the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions on the planet. But the fuel isn't going away anytime soon, since demand for it is ballooning in the developing world. So instead of indulging in quixotic visions of a coal-free world, policymakers should focus on supporting new technologies that can reduce how much carbon coal emits.

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Dirty Coal is Winning

Authors: David G. Victor and Varun Rai

David Victor and Varun Rai warn that the global environment may be one of the biggest losers in the current financial crisis as clean coal projects are abandoned around the world.

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