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U.S. Steel closing Gary Works coke plant - Post-Tribune

Steel plants, coal burning, and health issues bring layoffs, displacing hundreds of workers.
Made from crushed coal cooked at extremely high temperatures, coke is a key raw material in iron-making, providing heat for the blast furnace. 129 more words


Is Solar Energy Green?

The idea that energy can be converted (not created) from one form into another fits in our intuition. We are willing to accept that we can not get more energy than the energy contained in the source. 516 more words



One of the joys of travelling around this country is coming across something completely incongruous, something you’d imagine to be completely out of keeping with its surroundings. 1,149 more words


The Left - Environmentalism

The other day, I published a post about how stupid the Left side of the political spectrum is.  My point was basically that they fail to convince people of even the most obvious things.  615 more words


Energy & Sustainability: Chinese Plans to Transform Coal Would Worsen Global Warming

Chinese companies press forward with plans to process coal into other fuels, despite water scarcity and excess climate change pollution.  1,309 more words

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