New-tech American Coal-fired Electricity for Africa: Clean Air, Indoors and Out

The CO2 Coalition of 60 climate scientists and energy engineers has released a White Paper showing how American “high efficiency – low emissions” power plants can save lives in Africa. Only a third of Africans have access to electricity, and the World Health Organization estimates that 439,000 Africans die every year because they have to 

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Wind and Solar are Competitive with Fossil Fuels only in Subsidized Price, Not in True Cost

A CO2 Coalition Review of a Media Claim In a new Science & Policy Brief, economist Bruce Everett tackles a vital question in determining America’s energy future: are “renewable” forms of energy truly competitive with traditional fossil fuels? Says Dr. Everett: “The June 25 Wall Street Journal has a news piece by Rochelle Toplensky entitled “Green Energy 

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Do Government Policies Favoring Fossil Fuels Hamper the Development of Wind and Solar Power?

By Bruce Everett, Ph.D. Executive Summary A number of studies claim that pervasive subsidies provide an unfair competitive advantage to fossil fuels over renewable energy. Many estimates have been made of the value of direct and indirect subsidies provided to fossil fuels, the most extreme being the 2015 study by the International Monetary Fund estimating 

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Ocean Health – Is there an “Acidification” problem?

The CO2 Coalition of climate scientists today released a White Paper analyzing decades of peer-reviewed research on the impact on the oceans of carbon dioxide emissions from the conversion of fossil fuels to energy.  Ocean Health – Is there an “Acidification”  problem? concludes that CO2 is an important plankton food that enriches sea life, and that the term 

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