Coal-to-liquid – 119% more greenhouse gas then petrol

This graph from the US Environmental Protection Agency was recently published in the New York Times.

US EPA coal-to-liquid greenhouse gas emissions

The timing of this is poignant given the number of coal-to-liquid projects that are starting to appear in Australia. More of the New York Times story can be read at Treehugger. We have a lot of coal in Australia so if we are going to produce synthetic fuels from coal let’s at least do it using carbon capture.


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