Today, 4:32 AM · 3733 replies and 79046 views.
Well! Didn't know there was an argument about myself, nor am I presenting any argument in particular on the OP's concerns, I've no skin in the game. I'm not here to argue with the OP, nor anyone else - I simply like learning from differing insights presented and expounded without rancour or unpleasantness. The are perhaps profound things going on, that can shed light the bases of party politics (that we can get hung up on) and where it all comes from, although I acknowledge these themes may be beyond the scope of this thread, so my apologies if that was anyone's takeaway.
There are no solutions to energy extraction, only trade-offs alas. They all suck in different ways in different areas. Choose your selection(s) of suckyness that you are willing to tolerate. Coal I gather is about 90% carbon while Gas is about 90% Hydrogen.