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Coal Consumption Rising in EU


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 751 days ago - greenerideal.com
Despite strict regulations against air pollution, coal is making a huge comeback in Europe's energy market. By the charts, coal production has increased by 6% in 2010 and 2011; gas production, by comparison, increased by only 3% and oil production



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mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Monday December 3, 2012, 6:57 am
sigh.
of course, what else.

related newz:

awk: In 2009, the CO2 global average concentration in Earth's atmosphere was about .. 387 ppm

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Reach New Record - CO2 equivalent of 473 parts per million in 2011


2012: Green House Emission Rates At Record High

=> (paraphrazing the FKNNewz:) The planet is fukked. It's your fault. It's getting worse. Have a nice end!
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday December 3, 2012, 7:26 am
Mankind is never going to "get it" till it is far too late.
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday December 3, 2012, 8:59 am
Very disturbing. Damnit.
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday December 3, 2012, 12:07 pm

Ah, but now coal is relabeled as "clean coal" so it must be okay. Right? If has a new name that contains the word clean or green than of course it must be safe. People are so self destructive and so willingly to accept quick easy answers.
 

Val R. (254)
Monday December 3, 2012, 1:47 pm
So well said Kit -
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 4:39 am
Since The EU is more progressive maybe they will come to their senses.
 

Ben Oscarsito (356)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 4:40 am
I'm ashamed to be a EU member! I have to say though; -I voted NO to membership some 15 years ago...
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 7:36 pm
Need to stop burning coal.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:35 am
That's okay for me if it keeps my enery price down - they estimate that they have to double the carbon tax in order to get back on track, and I don't want to pay much more than I do.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday December 14, 2012, 4:59 am
noted, thank you
 
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