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Our Planet (Germany / Coal Power) #924666

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Spremberg, Germany: Anne Thompson) Germany’s efforts to capture carbon from burning coal before it reaches the atmosphere featured; statistics on carbon dioxide emissions in the US cited; diagram shown of the cleaner process that uses pure oxygen; scenes shown of the pilot plant in Spremberg; details given about the cut in funding for a plant in the US. [Vattenfall Energy Lars STROMBERG†- cites the emissions reduction.] [Ecologic Institute Andreas KRAEMER†- says not applying carbon capture and storage is a crime against the climate.] [MIT Energy Initiative Ernie MONITZ†- calls for pursuing a set of carbon technology options.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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