Monday, 20 October 2008

Graphics : Coal in Producing Energy 20th October

Graphics found Through Open Blog Europe

Also read the following article :
EU 'leadership' on climate change. Open Europe Blog
" ... One of the main gripes the Polish government have about the EU climate and energy package is the proposed reforms to the Emissions Trading Scheme, which from 2013 would force power generators to pay for all their carbon credits rather than receiving them for free.Given that coal power is about twice as carbon intensive as gas, the graph above shows why the Poles are so upset...According to Polish officials cited in the WSJ, Polish coal fired plants would need to pay 4.8bn euros per year under the plans ..."

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