energychoice http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14286/all en Media Side with Anti-Coal Environmentalists Despite Urgent Power Needs http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/media-side-anti-coal-environmentalists-despite-urgent-power-needs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Coal. It's a four-letter curse word according to environmentalists and much of the news media. According to them, it is the "dirtiest fuel on earth" and is a bad choice even when more power is a necessity. It’s also the source of half the country's electricity.</p> <br /> <p >     The New York Times on April 23 favored alarmism about the climate in a front-page story about Italy's return to coal power. The article called the coal plant "dangerous" and warned that "critics say that 'clean coal' is a pipe dream."</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/media-side-anti-coal-environmentalists-despite-urgent-power-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Americans balanced blackout brownout ClimateChange Coal electricity energychoice GlobalWarming Mine mining nuclear power shortage solar wind Wed, 30 Apr 2008 18:59:39 +0000 admin 26216 at http://archive2.mrc.org