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West Virginians Must Face Coal's Future

See the original op-ed in the Charleston Daily Mail.

West Virginians must face coal's future: We need to tax coal to help cover what it costs us

By Ted Boettner

Lessons from Hungary's Transition from Coal

The New York Times ran a piece that continues the theme of yesterday's post. Check it out and let us know what you think.

As Europe Kicks Coal, Hungarian Town Feels Pangs

By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL
Published: September 15, 2010

Appalachia and Wales: Coal and After Coal symposium to be held

As discussed in a previous post, the experience of Wales as it transitions from coal can offer important insights for Appalachia. The Appalachian State University’s Center for Appalachian Studies will explore this topic in an upcoming symposium, "Appalachia and Wales: Coal and After Coal,” to be held on October 14-16 in Boone, North Carolina.

Conventional Wisdom on Coal Supplies Questioned

National Geographic Daily News' Mason Inman recently wrote a story "Mining the Truth on Coal Supplies" that questions the conventional wisdom on the future availability of coal as a low-cost energy source.
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