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Clean coal technology like this is at work right now in a coal-fired power station near you

Clean coal technology like this is at work right now in a coal-fired power station near you

Turner advice would kill coal plans, says Greenpeace

Lord Turner's Committee on Climate Change today recommended that new coal plants are not built in the UK unless they can capture all of their emissions by the early 2020s. If accepted by the Government, the proposal would kill controversial plans by German energy giant Eon to build a new coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent.

John Sauven, the executive director of Greenpeace - which has led the campaign against Kingsnorth - said today:

Sailing away against new coal

Martin on the Rainbow Warrior. Credit: Greenpeace

Earlier this week, Oxfam's Martin Kirk joined other representatives from the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition - including Greenpeace, Christian Aid, Tearfund and even the Women's Institute - aboard Greenpeace's iconic Rainbow Warrior.

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