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At Copenhagen Climate Conference, Science Facts and Deceit at Odds

At Copenhagen Climate Conference, Science Facts and Deceit at Odds

December 7, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

COPENHAGEN – Among the hundreds of riders on this city’s automated, energy-efficient Metro rapid transit system was Isakwisa Mwamukonda, an environmental policy manager for the vice president of Tanzania. We had half a dozen stops between the tight-cornered streets of Copenhagen’s downtown and the Bella Center, site of the UN Climate Change Conference, to explore […]

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Report Examines Hidden Costs of Energy

Report Examines Hidden Costs of Energy

November 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The external damages from sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter created by burning coal at 406 coal-fired power plants, which produce 95 percent of the nation’s coal-generated electricity, were about $62 billion in 2005. These nonclimate damages average about 3.2 cents for every kilowatt-hour of energy produced. Those are some of the findings of […]

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