Pennsylvania's 50-Year-Old Coal Fire

Pennsylvania's 50-Year-Old Coal Fire

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About: Pennsylvania's 50-Year-Old Coal Fire

Nah, that's definitely contributing to a global cooling effect. No way that's helping to warm things up, it's burning off the heat before it, well, warms things. I mean... The Devil did it!
I think this guy should calm down a bit. And isn't there a fire burning that's 2500 years old somewhere in the middle east? Maybe it's not coal, but it's something.
This is one factor that made the Permian/Triassic Mass Extinction so deadly. When the huge plume of magma started burning it's way through the Earth in what today is Siberia it also burnt it's way through one of the largest coal fields of it's time, releasing so much CO2 that it set up self powering cycle that almost sterilized the planet of higher life forms.
So WHY they didn't pour CO2 there? This plus sinking the mine should end the fire...
Harness the heat to generate electricity
May I mention the pike river mine disaster in New Zealand in 2010
99% video of this dude flapping his arms and gums, 1% actual pictures and video of the coal fire.
Well done USA and China. In Australia, we have the "Burning Mountain" which has been burning naturally for 6000 years. It is the oldest know coal seam fire in existence. Human coal seam started fires = dumb stupid people!
So this is where they filmed Nothing but Trouble
Trump's "clean coal" energy at work
CO2 isn't toxic.
I went there on Monday! It was cool
Why are there almost no thermographic images of Centralia? Thousands and thousands of surface pictures, graffiti highway, cracked pavement, half a house and graffitied houses, but only a few of close surface thermal images (mostly useless) and none focused on (aerial phots or video) the 153 acre land mass of Centralia? This seems odd to me. We have IR drones so why are there no public videos or photos?
Stop using commie Celsius
Why the hurry? Take a breath!
It is non-science and deceptive to include Co2 among the "toxic brew of emissions" at 2:43.
See, this is why we should start thinking about colonizing Luna and Mars. Earth is kinda starting to lose its appeal, and fast.
I lived not that far from Centralia. It was always on the local news. I can remember when most of the residents left in the eighties.
I’ve been there before it crazy!

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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.