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Michael Bloomberg called ‘bullsh*t’ on clean coal technology

A segment of Mississippi Power Co.’s carbon captivate power plant in Kemper County, Mississippi . Image: rogelio V. Solis/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken environmentalist and former New York City mayor, had some stern statements for carbon captivate and storage, the unproven engineering that supporters say will turn fossil fuels into “clean” energy sources. “Carbon capture is total bullshit” and “a figment of the resource, ” Bloomberg said on Monday, addressing a mob at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit in New York. SEE ALSO: The Kentucky coal…

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Costa Rica barely used any fossil fuels in 2016

A laborer cleans the panels in a solar power park run by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute in Guanacaste, Costa Rica . Image: JOE RAEDLE/ Getty Images Costa Rica resolved 2016 on a particularly dark-green note. The Center American person operated entirely on renewable energy for more than 250 daylights last year, the country’s influence operator announced. SEE ALSO: Google’s data centres, powers will use 100% renewable energy in 2017 Renewables supplied about 98.1 percentage of Costa Rica’s electricity for the year, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute( ICE) said in…

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