Coal Primer

The big picture on coal

Clean Coal?

Can we clean up the world's leading electricity source?

Coal in the Energy Mix

How is coal consumption changing globally?

Global Coal Supply

Coal: where it's from versus where it's burned

Benefits of Coal

The allure of coal: widespread location, readily extractable, and knowledge...

What is Coal

Nearly every country developed on this affordable resource, but not...

Impacts of Coal, Natural Gas, and Nuclear Power

Examining the trade offs between the three baseload fuels for...

Pros and Cons of Coal

New coal plants minimize the number of pollutants released into...

Replacing Coal with Natural Gas

Why is natural gas arguably a better energy source than...

Coal's Future

How the world is outgrowing coal

Coal Power: Inside the Parish Generating Station

What does it take to power Houston?

The Transition to More Natural Gas

On moving from coal and oil towards natural gas

The Price to Capture Carbon

Explaining how carbon sequestration will increase coal prices

How Electricity is Made

How do we generate electricity from resources like coal, wind,...

Necessity and Cost of Carbon Capture

The cost of electricity production using coal doubles when sequestering...

Global Energy Mix

On the increase in renewable energy sources and continued use...

The Transition to Electric Cars

Electricity made from coal is the main power source for...

Coal's Potential Use Reduction

While the U.S. may decrease its coal consumption, this does...

Electricity Generation Mix

Coal, natural gas, and nuclear power generate the bulk of...

Carbon Capture

On the upsides of commercializing sequestration technology


Structured Video-Based Education

Coming soon: We’ll organize the video library to provide a structured journey through the world of energy, which academic, professional and government users can tailor to their learning and experience levels. This will eventually include an accredited video-based course for university and upper level high school students.


Outreach & Viewer Participation

Coming soon: We're expanding our outreach programs to better connect with viewers, assist educators in getting more from our materials, and encourage students and general users to participate in productive energy discussions. We’ll do this through targeted social media marketing, an improved and expanded newsletter campaign, university partnerships and educator-led student work groups.

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