…but is it really “clean?”

I guess that depends on your definition of clean, because “clean coal” technology doesn’t eliminate the harmful pollutants released by burning coal for energy; it simply reduces those pollutants. To me, “clean coal” technology would mean any coal technology that eliminates the pollutants released from burning coal, so the idea of “clean coal” technology is really nothing more than a myth at the current time.

Here’s an ad that really sums up the myth of “clean coal” technology well:

 

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