The coal conundrum

October 2013
Smart Business Cleveland;Oct2013, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p14
The article explores the issue of finding the right balance between coal and alternative energy sources given the economic and environmental realities of the 21st century. It stresses that economic development and poverty eradication depend on secure, affordable energy supplies like coal, gas, and fuel cells. It details the increasing global energy consumption despite conservation measures, coal as a fast-growing energy source, and economic opportunities provided by the U.S. coal industry.


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