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before COAL KILLS your KIDS . . .

Killing coal is the cheapest, most direct way to begin saving the environment——and your KIDS.

1) Coal's external costs are over TWICE the coal industry's total value to the economy [1]. more . . .

2) A 2011 Harvard study conservatively estimates the annual costs of US coal production at $345 billion [2]. more . . .

3) The Harvard "Six Cities Study" found that breathing urban pollution increases your chances of death by 26% [3]. more . . .

4) Heavy metals from coal retard mental development in children and increase sudden infant death syndrome [2]. more . . .

5) In 2010, 34,000 people died prematurely from coal combustion [2]. Pollution causes 30% of childhood asthma [4]. more . . .

6) Coal burning produces 1.5 times the CO2 emissions of oil and twice that of natural gas [2]. more . . .

7) Thus, coal is by far the most costly (and deadly) source of energy [2]. It is competitive only through coal subsidies. more . . .

8) We do not have a 200-year supply of coal. Maybe 30 years [2]. more . . .

9) Coal is only cheap for the energy companies. COAL'S ECONOMIC IMPACT IS NEGATIVE. Click this link for SOLUTIONS.

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SOLUTIONS
Tell the president to kill coal.
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Kill Coal Subsidies
Cap and Dividend
Feed-in Tariff
Coal's Assault on Health

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