Norway Dropped It—and so Should We...

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Post  News Hawk on Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:08 am

Carbon capture and storage – the Edsel of energy policies


"The war on climate change has produced many dubious “innovations.” Intermittent wind and solar energy sources, carbon markets that buy and sell “hot air,” and biofuels that burn food as we drive are just a few examples. But carbon capture and storage is the Edsel of energy policies.

"Carbon capture and storage (CCS), also called carbon capture and sequestration, is promoted by President Obama, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for coal-fired power plants. In September, the EPA proposed a limit of 1,100 pounds of CO2 emissions per megawatt-hour of electricity produced, a regulation that would effectively ban construction of new coal plants without CCS...
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/10/16/carbon-capture-and-storage-the-edsel-of-energy-policies/#more-95651

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