Betting on Trump: Coal | FRONTLINE

Betting on Trump: Coal | FRONTLINE

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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


About: Betting on Trump: Coal | FRONTLINE Combusted coal- with less CO2 than a natural gas power plant.
Old technology. Trump was cruel promising them hope. He should have offered change and investment in the area, not false hope. I just watched a video of two more large coal plants to be shut down. You cannot bring back the horse and buggy.
live for trump you die by trump he dosent give a shit about you all poor people should die is his motto
Build wind turbines on those mountains instead of blowing their tops off...
I jus read a book, The Deep Dark about mining. These men are such hard workers trying to make a living for their families. I remember one of Hilliarys speehes saying..yeah we're going to put alot of coal miners out of business! Then realizing she made a mistake saying it. She went to mining country and tryed to retract, but the miners knew she was a bullshiter.
Coal can be combusted with less CO2 than natural gas.
I feel for that family. But he young another to re train.. This lad has no idea what it's like down there. He end up breathing threw a machine
So fuck weather it's bad for inviroment. And is a dirty fule an it recks people lungs.. Unfortunately they need to train for different job. Infact trump should pay for there training. Well he been in office for year an only 100 jobs have been given an a mine closed down.. Every country have there own pits.. But they closed because we got cleaner cheeper fuil..
Ban Coal and Oil! Renewable Energy is the future! Stop being stuck in the past, no one wants to breath polluted air. If you do then put a hose from your car to the car's cabin and sit in there with the doors shut and windows closed for 30 min please you are not needed in this world. Your poison and your ideas are killing millions a year
Coal supplies less than 16% of the nation's industry,sales have been falling for decades,the world [not trump],is going green...coal,just in west va produces billions of gallons of toxic waste,the average pay is 15,000 a year,death by age 55,so the "Smart biz man" spends 10 of millions of tax dollars on a dying industry...west va has nothing beyond coal,the Repubs have zero plans once the last pound of coal is removed from the ground,they'll have toxic land,toxic sludge,2,000 miles of toxic water/river/streams/drinking water...fuck the short sighted,grab the cash and go repukes,Obama [like him or not],had this nation set up for millions of green,and green tech jobs,that don't kill your children,poison your water supply gop greed is destroying this nation
I hope coal mining becomes profitable and coal usage increase so that we can employ as many PWT MAGATARDS and have them dies of black lung disease
Renewables like solar will capture the lion’s share of the $10.2 trillion the world will invest in new power generation by 2040... this is inevitable those banking on coal is like banking on horse and carriage after the model T was... built your going to lose!Solar and wind will make up nearly a half of installed capacity and over a third of global power generation by 2040. That’s a four-fold jump in wind capacity and a 14-fold jump in solar from today. Despite President Donald Trump’s vocal support for the coal industry, “economic realities over the next two decades” work against it, and U.S. coal power generation is “forecast to see a 71 percent reduction in generation by 2040.”With total renewable investment over the next two decades projected to be $7.5 trillion versus $1.5 trillion for fossil fuel power, it’s clear where the biggest high wage job growth will come from.Trump is gutting clean energy funding as Beijing plans to invest $360 billion by 2020, creating 13 million jobs. Coal people voting for a return to the past are like kkk voting for a return to jim crow, wish all you want it aint gonna happen!In the end you'll just end up broke and angry.
Coal is like Asbestos, it's over...
🚫if a immigrant with brown skin and no papers no family here to help and no money and still have worry about getting deported if that person can find work and prosper here in the u.s that why can't a u.s citizen with the privilege of having white skin in the u.s find work aswell?? It's just laziness let's be real about it! Stop blaming others for your problems if you really want to prosper you can!!
Yep all of you have a better change of winning the lottery.TRUMP IS BRINGING BACK COAL. NO YOU LOST YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE GO TRUMP
If our politicians had any brains, put solar jobs in W. Va.   If our politicians had any brains, put windmill jobs in W. Va.  Look coal is done, WORLDWIDE!!! who is cheapie fuel right now?   NATURAL GAS!!!!!!!!!!!
Seems like the coalminers lost on their bet 😂
trumput is an idiot! Russia loves him ! There won't be any coal jobs.
repeal obamacare, bring back the job that's going to kill me. real smart guy that one.
This Punk used your hopes and dreams to get votes and now he's screwing you and making himself rich how did this happen not again not next time there will be no second time for this New York punk

Coal stock

Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.


Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.