In an interview on CNN, Joe Lucas, the Vice President of the Americans for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) refused to admit that burning coal contributes to global warming.
This shouldn’t come as a shocker to anyone in the know, Lucas has spent the better part of decade running public campaigns that donwplay the realities of climate change. As you can see on his new website for ACCCE Lucas is trying hard to shed that past and wrap his latest coal lobby project in a blanket of green:
But a wolf can only hide in a sheep’s green clothing for so long before they slip.
Lucas stunningly refuses to admit in the CNN interview whether or not the burning of coal even contributes to global warming.
Actually Joe, you don’t need to be a scientist to know that burning coal contributes 40 percent of U.S. CO2 emissions.
You can watch it online here on CNN.com (approximately 2:00 minutes in): No country for ‘coal’ men