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Clean Coal. . . Clean Coal Presentation by: Dian Mc. Kinney, Julian Maffei, Ryan

Clean Coal. . . Clean Coal Presentation by: Dian Mc. Kinney, Julian Maffei, Ryan Smith, Adrian Thomas, Kaylee Caprari

What is “Clean Coal”? It is not clean what so ever Out of all

What is “Clean Coal”? It is not clean what so ever Out of all fossil fuels it is the dirtiest Pollution to our water and air If you thought coal was on its way out, think again

Can we make Coal Better? Coal can never truly be clean, but can it

Can we make Coal Better? Coal can never truly be clean, but can it be clean enough for us A single plant burns 1. 4 Tons of coal each year The Department of Energy has R&D on clean coal Advanced power generation and carbon capture are part of the list of technology being perfected

Economics of Clean Coal - King Coal - “Are Clean Coal Technologies an economically

Economics of Clean Coal - King Coal - “Are Clean Coal Technologies an economically efficient means of Carbon Emissions reduction? ” - Exxon. Mobil - CCS, the possible solution to a huge problem. - Coal Plants with CCS - Down sides of CC use

Social Aspect of “Clean Coal” - The new problem is that the U. S,

Social Aspect of “Clean Coal” - The new problem is that the U. S, has too much energy, not too little - We have coal, natural gas, and oil reserves that could last hundreds of years at modest cost - This is thanks to new extraction technologies such as fracking, with horizontal drilling - America would seem to need a new national energy policy to face the risk of increased concentrations of carbon dioxide in the air bringing global environment change - President Obama has taken a handful of steps but still nothing has been done with limiting environmental harm

Political Perspectives on Clean Coal Democrats: Coal & our environment is a priority Republicans:

Political Perspectives on Clean Coal Democrats: Coal & our environment is a priority Republicans: Transition to wind, solar, and natural gas energy Money required to switch to nonrenewable sources of energy Decline in coal production Low price of coal--abundant Hillary Clinton’s take: “Donald Trump Digs Coal” “We can be the 21 st century clean energy superpower. ” --2 nd Debate Creating jobs based on clean and renewable energy. Economy Jobs 2 nd debate “The EPA is putting these energy companies out of business. ” Is it worth switching to other sources of energy? “There is a thing called clean coal. ”

Politics are complicated… so is the topic of clean coal.

Politics are complicated… so is the topic of clean coal.

The Science of “Clean Coal” Traditional power plants only use ⅓ of the energy

The Science of “Clean Coal” Traditional power plants only use ⅓ of the energy available from standard coal, but gasified coal uses 50% or more of the total energy Uses less coal Produces gasses that can be utilized in other means such as sulfur and hydrogen

International Politics Many countries have decided to phase out coal fired power plants Canada,

International Politics Many countries have decided to phase out coal fired power plants Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland Russian State power company Inter-Rao has shown interest in clean coal, but the government has not shown major interest

International Politics While it is being phased out in many parts of the world,

International Politics While it is being phased out in many parts of the world, coal production is being increased in many parts of asia 33% increase by 2040 China is currently the world’s leading producer of coal

Conclusion Clean Coal can never truly be clean, but… Politics are complicated, and “clean

Conclusion Clean Coal can never truly be clean, but… Politics are complicated, and “clean coal” is even more complicated… Same conclusions for social aspects-- torn perspectives

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Works Cited https: //www. revolvesolar. com/hillary-and-bernie-see-a-bright-future-for-solar-energy/ https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=g. Pwy. L 8_w. NDU http: //time. com/4447586/trump-coal-industry-energy/ http: //www. dispatch. com/content/stories/local/2016/05/03/hillary-in-athens. html https: //www. linkedin. com/pulse/fossil-fuel-companies-sabotaging-climate-deals-what-next-odongo http: //grist. org/article/2010 -12 -09 -new-report-shows-dirty-coal-doing-even-more-damage/ https: //forcechange. com/158098/no-more-new-leases-for-dirty-coal/ http: //www. uscnpm. org/blog/2015/11/12/glut-of-coal-fired-plants-casts-doubts-on-chinas-energy-priorities/ http: //www. greenpeace. org. uk/blog/climate/asean-cop-out-its-clean-coal-and-business-as-usual-20070824