Is “Clean Coal” Clean?

            When President Obama recently gave his State of the Union Address, he indicated that one of his goals in the future is to eliminate tax breaks for oil companies, and to use those tax dollars to invest in green energy to have our country deriving 80% of our electricity from clean energy sources.  Well, I thought that sounded pretty awesome, not to mention rather ambitious, but then he mentioned that we would need to include “clean coal”.  Clean coal?  Is there such a thing? Continue reading Is “Clean Coal” Clean?