Skip to comments.Killing coal by private means
Posted on 08/06/2018 10:38:39 AM PDT by rktman
Coal has become the enemy of city-dwelling, affluent believers in global warming. Yet it continues to be cheap and available for many countries, especially China and India, that want to expand their power grids to raise their standards of living to a level approaching that of the warmists who insist that doom awaits if atmospheric CO2 levels rise. So how can the poorer countries in the world, whose governments insist on improving their citizens' lives with electricity now and worries about hypothetical assertions based solely on computer models later, be forced to comply with the elites' desires?
The warmists have discovered a way. Make insurance for power stations and coal mines unavailable, thereby making the risk of building or operating them unacceptable. That can be accomplished by getting the highly concentrated business of reinsurance to reject coal facilities.
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Leftists literally lay awake in bed all night, every night, thinking of new clever and underhanded ways to advance their agenda.
We are often behind the curve, because we actually have lives.
A play right out of the gun banners' playbook.
A lot of the commie-green types are of the opinion that the USA uses way far too much of the Earths resources and the poverty nations should not use any more than they already are. In other words, back to the Stone Age for just about everyone.
Don’t you love the smell of dung fires in the morning from the front porch of you mud hut?
They're laying sod around my soon-to-be-completed new house, and the topsoil they put down smells enough like manure that I think I'll pass on the whole dung-fire romanticism thing, thank you very much.
Why do you think China wants to start importing natural from Russia soon? That will allow them to finally phase out the use of coal in electric power generation, which means way cleaner cities.
Just as they did to the NRA.
We are going to have to deal with this one way or another.
We on the Right are going to have to re-think our position of defending private business under all circumstances.
They have been thoroughly compromised.
Coal is losing out to natural gas as a fuel for electric power generation, but demand is growing dramatically for metallurgical coal for steel production.
This looks to be a strategy to keep the non white world in poverty.It must be a crafty racist tactic of the vile NAZI Trump.
Over 80% of all the power used east of the MISSISSIPPI is produced by coal....including the power that runs Washington DC. Go AHEAD-—Take that power away. Will make it easier to eliminate all the troublemakers when the war starts.
Evil wins because Good is dumb - Dark Helmet.
Cuomo the Homo is once again trying to harass the NRA by pressuring certain financial entities. The NRA is suing the clown governor as we speak. Recall that when Cuomo was HUD secretary under Krinton he concocted a facially unconstitutional assault on gun manufacturers, distributors and purchasers. The only firearms manufacturer who buckled for the dirtball was Smith & Wesson, [then owned by a British company]much to their future economic detriment. Rest assured, everyone, the fact that Cuomo always has it in for the foundational civil right under our Constitution, the right to deter and crush tyrants, reveals him for what he is, a cowardly little sewer rat who needs to make noise. And why, one may ask? Because like all of his ilk he has always been very very vulnerable to prosecution. And not for blocking traffic on the GW Bridge!!!!!
You would think that if CO2 was high enough to be a danger that it would put fires out.
If this is referring to the American economy, it'll be interesting to see if this plan works. The government ought to be working to create a truly competitive environment for these types of markets.
Should there be a competitive market, there will be no problem.
There is also the possibility of self-insuring companies. Of course that'll raise rates a bit, but the pay off will be the availability of coal.
I really despise the cultural elites who refuse to allow the poor to have abundant energy sources.
The coal train that has coal hoppers for miles into Philadelphia is the lifeblood of the city’s electrical power. Natural Gas, Trash to Steam and Nuclear are outlawed by decree.
Add tech giants like Google, Twitter and Facebook to the list.
We need either antitrust action or severe oversight restricting them to only being able to censor clearly illegal speech and banning “hate speech” as grounds for any form of censorship.
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