US EIA: Coal is Still King

Guest note by David Middleton Too fracking funny! (By fracking, I don’t mean frac’ing.) SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Coal is the most-used electricity generation source in 18 states; natural gas in 16 Electricity generators that use fossil fuels continue to be the most common sources of electricity generation in most states. In all but 15 states,…

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New study mutes the “carbon bomb” hypothesis

A key to climate stabilization could be buried deep in the mud, FSU researchers suggest Earth’s peatland soils store a lot of carbon — about as much as currently flows freely through the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. As global temperatures rise, scientists worry that the planet’s grip on these carbon reservoirs could weaken, unleashing a…