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It seems as though General Electric is a company that is actually trying to make a more positive impact on the environment. The company is trying to find alternative energy sources and it is also trying to make more efficient jet engines. But this ad does not explain how General Electric plans use coal more efficiently.

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4.0kbshee’s
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According to some sources, clean coal is impossible to achieve. Just a few quotes from Wikipedia regarding clean coal: Greenpeace[2] is a major opponent of the concept because emissions and wastes are not avoided, but are transferred from one waste stream to another. The 2007 Australian of the Year, paleontologist and environmental activist Tim Flannery made the assertion that "Coal can't be clean"[3]. There are no coal-fired power plants in commercial production which capture all carbon dioxide emissions so the process is theoretical and experimental and thus a subject of feasibility or pilot studies. It is has been estimated that it will be 2020 to 2025 before any commercial-scale clean coal power stations (coal-burning power stations with carbon capture and sequestration) are commercially viable and widely adopted.[4].

5.0Nappy’s
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I don't believe coal will ever be clean. All this does is make people feel better about buying dirty system power instead of electricity from clean resources like wind and water.

5.0lionel.giorgis’s
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There might be able to make a cleaner use of coal, but coal will never be a clean energy source. Read this excellent article in the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/oct/30/fossilfuels-carbonemissions to be sure :) For fun, you can check http://www.coalfinger.com/ by Greenpeace. "The use of coal for energy is having an incredibly negative effect on the climate (...), many energy companies around the world are forging ahead with plans for new coal-fired power stations despite the evidence of their impact." Busted