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Got Coal? Now Would Be the Time To Buy
One of the many luxuries of contemporary life is the ability to heat homes at the flip of a switch or the turn of a dial. Modern utilities allow us to draw instantly on gas, electricity, and in increasingly rare … Continue reading
Gainesville Comes Clean on Mountaintop Removal?
The City Commission of my hometown of Gainesville, Florida recently voted against using coal from mountaintop removal sites. The controversy over mountaintop removal is well known in states like Kentucky and West Virginia. On the one hand, it’s difficult to … Continue reading
The End of 19th Century Energy Regimes?
There was an interesting story in the New York Times the other day about China and its decision to embark on an energy conservation program. Unlike the United States, in which the need for energy conservation came like a slap … Continue reading