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The True Cost of Coal: To the electricity customer, coal is relatively cheap. But missing from the sticker price are coal's major impacts on ecosystems, human health, and our economy. People are sickened by pollution from coal fired power plants, shortening their lives and burdening ... [read-more]
True Cost: What is "true cost"?"True cost" is the difference between the market price of a commodity and the comprehensive cost of that commodity to society.  The term is normally used to draw attention to missing or hidden costs that are not ... [read-more]
True Cost of Electricty Generation: SummaryLow price or low environmental impact, which is the priority?  Debates over energy sources often pit these two factors against each other.  But the arguments over price and impact are often missing some important information.  The nominal (sticker) price of ... [read-more]