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There's no such thing as 'clean coal' – it’s dirty and expensive

There's no such thing as 'clean coal' – it’s dirty and expensive

作者:厉礞岽  时间:2019-03-02 12:02:08  人气:

MICK TSIKAS AAP/PA Images Earlier this month, Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull pledged his support to “state-of-the-art clean coal-fired technology”.  A week later, the federal treasurer gleefully passed a lump of coal around parliament. “This is coal. Don’t be afraid, don’t be scared, it won’t hurt you,” he soothed. Australia is trying to rekindle its relationship with the carbon-belching fuel, and it’s not alone. The US has also been seduced. Unveiling its energy plan in January, the Trump administration announced that in “reviving America’s coal industry”,