January 16, 2013

Will Coal Exports Help the Planet?

Mark Golden, Stanford Report

Spirit of America

If Pacific Coast states construct sufficient coal export facilities, the United States is likely to sell heaps of coal to Asia in the years ahead, but that should cut – not raise – global emissions of greenhouse gases, according to Frank Wolak, professor of economics at Stanford University.

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TAGGED: greenhouse emissions, gas exports


January 11, 2013
Should the U.S. Export Gas?
Meg Handley, US News and World Report
Unrestricted natural gas exports could have "disastrous" effects on the U.S. economy, energy industry leaders argued Thursday, warning that shipping large amounts of the nation's newly-abundant resource would result in crippling... more ››