Clean Coal Is The Way To Power Africa – And South African Academics Know How

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

GWPF brings us the story, originally published by the Daily Maverick, of how South African academics are pushing the frontiers of clean coal:

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Professor Rosemary Falcon heads the Sustainable Coal Research Group at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, where the late Nelson Mandela studied law in the 1950s.

Falcon leads a team of nine academics along with 20 Mastersand doctoral students who, with their own laboratory at Wits, say they have proved conclusively that clean coal is not only possible, but among the cheapest ways to generate electricity on a continent where more than 600 million Africans live without power.

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