Compare and Contrast: As “Clean Coal” Fails, Google Doubles Clean Energy to Its Power Centers

As for the coal industry more broadly, big banks are bailing, with the " Dow Jones U.S. Coal Index, which captures the stock prices of the largest coal companies," losing "a stunning 95% of its value since July 2011," and with "a number of coal companies hav[ing] filed for bankruptcy, including Alpha Natural Resources...Walter Energy...Patriot Coal and James River Coal."
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Faced with Plummeting Price of Clean Energy, Fossil Fuel Interests Double Down on Discredited Arguments

The bottom line is that the fossil fuel industry simply doesn't have any serious arguments at this point, which is why they cling so tightly both to their government subsidies and also to the discredited falsehoods they've been trotting out for years. Meanwhile, renewable energy just keeps growing, falling in price, bringing clean power and sustainable economic growth to hundreds of millions around the world -- all with far less government support than fossil fuels receive.
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