Commonwealth National Podcast

Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

Duration: 
1:07:27

Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

S. Julio Friedmann, Carbon Management Program Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Ray Lane, Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Bruce Nilles, Director, Beyond Coal Campaign at Sierra Club
Joe Lucas, Senior Vice President, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
Jeff Goodell, Author, Big Coal – Moderator

Coal-fired power plants are the largest U.S. emitters of CO2 and human-generated mercury, yet our nation is poised to build many new coal plants in the future. Panelists will discuss new technologies for carbon capture and storage and IGCC, and the implications of energy policy decisions on the health of our economy and our planet.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on April 28, 2009