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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 11:23 AM

Peabody exec claims SuperBowl blackout demonstrates "a world without coal"

Lights Out At Big Game Offers Compelling Demonstration To Counter Those Who Envision World Without Coal

"ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce commented this evening that the disruption in New Orleans offered a convincing visual demonstration to counter those who have envisioned a world without coal.

"Coal is the world's fastest growing major fuel and provides more electricity than any other energy source," said Boyce. "Without coal, you might as well turn off half the lights not just for our favorite games but also for our cities, shops, factories and homes."

While some have unrealistically called for a phasing out of coal-fueled electricity, Boyce noted that such projections ignore the fact that coal fuels the world's best economies and is projected to become the world's largest energy source as early as this year."

http://www.peabodyenergy.com/content/120/Press-Releases

Today's NINTO moment (No, It's Not The Onion) is brought to you by Peabody Energy.

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Reply Peabody exec claims SuperBowl blackout demonstrates "a world without coal" (Original post)
wtmusic Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
phantom power Feb 2013 #2
frylock Feb 2013 #3
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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 11:41 AM

1. He should have no problem converting his house to use coal

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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 01:15 PM

2. wow, coal power provides magical protection against circuit breaker failures?

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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 03:23 PM

3. seems to me that your coal power failed miserably, greg

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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 03:59 AM

4. That works for me!

> Peabody exec claims SuperBowl blackout demonstrates "a world without coal"

The world carries on without noticing and only a few self-indulgent sports fans
were temporarily inconvenienced.

Sounds like a great advert for getting rid of coal as soon as possible!


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