Clean Coal?

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Image from a quicklink "In the simplest sense, combustion is a chemical reaction that consumes oxygen and produces heat," Fan said. "Unfortunately, it also produces carbon dioxide, which is difficult to capture and bad for the environment. So we found a way to release the heat without burning. We carefully control the chemical reaction so that the coal never burns--it is consumed chemically, and the carbon dioxide is entirely contained inside the reactor."

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All the waste products from burning still exist, b... by Richard Pietrasz on Friday, Feb 8, 2013 at 1:57:09 AM
raising them. Clearly they need to be dealt with.&... by Daniel Geery on Friday, Feb 8, 2013 at 1:32:21 PM