Clean coal is a dirty lie/Il carbone pulito è una sporca bugia

(EN) Clean coal debate is getting hot especially because Al Gore and Obama this time are not on the same side.  Nowadays the fuel provides half of U.S. electricity but also 30 percent of the greenhouse-gas emissions that contribute to global warming.  Coal-power lobby is very powerful in Washington and they decided to invest $300 million over 3 years to convince the population that Clean Coal Technology is going to solve  the environmental impact problems of coal (did you know that 1 gram of mercury can pollute and entire lake and coal plants in USA produce 50 tons every year?). I already showed you a campaign trying to fight this gigantic propaganda and now  it’s time for a new one called: The dirty lie. It’s new retro style! And here’s a pie on global distribution of electricity from coal in 2009: ————————— (IT) Il dibattito sul carbone pulito si sta scaldando specialmente perchè Al Gore e Obama non sono schierati

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Obama’s life in ten minutes/ La vita di Obama in 10 minuti

(EN) Right after the victory of the primary battle David Axelrod , Obama campaign chief architect, called the award-winning authors of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and commissioned them a 10-minutes biographical film of the senator. I post about it today as there is one month left to the fourth of November, the day Americans will choose their president and their future. ———– (IT) Subito dopo la vittoria di Obama nelle primarie democratiche, David Axelrod, l’uomo che guida la campagna del senatore democratico, ha chiamato i premiati autori del film di Al Gore An Inconvenient Truth e gli ha commissionato un film biografico di 10 minuti che raccontasse la vita di Obama. Lo posto oggi perchè manca solo un mese al 4 di Novembre, giorno in cui gli americani sceglieranno il loro presidente e il loro futuro.