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Op-ed: Academic expertise or coal money?

While fossil fuel companies sell polluting energy as “clean” from the halls of our universities to international forums, frontline communities must fight for their voices to be heard.

Allie Lindstrom | Fossil Free WASHU

Parody site jabs at coal group

A goal of the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization is “to distort public understanding of a clean energy future,” at least according to a parody Web site aimed at the consortium.

| News Editor

Clean coal consortium tackles environmental impacts

Since its formation last December, the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization at Washington University has been working on several projects aimed at mitigating the environmental impacts of coal usage, which generates half of the electricity in the United States. “The way I would think of it is the use of coal in a way that […]

| News Editor

Students and faculty critique ‘clean coal’

Several Washington University environment and energy experts came together to critique clean coal and to discuss problems with the University’s funding of a Missouri clean coal initiative.

| Managing Editor