March 12, 1974 “Clean Coal” advert appears in Wall Street Journal

Before the adjectives “clean” and “advanced” were needed to provide a climate fig-leaf for Big Coal, they were routinely used for issues such as sulphur emissions and mercury.  This is a corking example from 1974.

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Other things that happened on this day

2007 Telegraph reports “Scientists threatened for ‘climate denial’”: Does the plot thin? Isn’t it lovely to play victim…

 

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