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kim.holburn at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 22:33:35 EST 2007
On 2007/Apr/07, at 12:49 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 08:15 PM 7/04/2007, Kim Holburn wrote:
>> The evidence of climate change is overwhelming and while oil is a big
>> problem, the major problem is coal.
> Does he talk about types of coal?
Yes. Most of the Chinese coal is much dirtier than our black coal.
All coal is mostly carbon and nearly all has impurities like uranium
> Brown or soft coal, like I believe we have here, is worse that hard
> coal that we had in parts of the US used for steel making and
> industrial purposes.
Australia has different types of coal. Exporting it is one of our
biggest industries. A quick search of the tubes reveals: The CIA
fact book strangely doesn't have a breakdown for coal but it says:
Austalia Total Exports $117 billion per year. The Australian Coal
Industry says it exports 24.5 Billion a year. I'm not an economist
> You sent me googling and I found this website: http://www.clean-
> energy.us/facts/electricity.htm#world_resources This is a coal
> gasification website, so biased. But...
> Note the para on nuclear declining from 19 of world electricity
> production in 2001, to 12 percent in 2025. Wonder what Ziggy thinks
> about that.
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