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John Kerry says US 'won't have coal' by 2030

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 11/9/2021 9:31:47 PM

President Joe Biden's climate envoy John Kerry said the United States won’t have coal plants by 2030. “By 2030 in the United States, we won’t have coal,” Kerry said Tuesday during an interview with Bloomberg at the United Nations's COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. “We will not have coal plants.” The U.S., the world’s largest economy, generates nearly 25% of its electricity from coal despite the rapid retirements of coal plants in recent years that have struggled to compete with cheaper and cleaner natural gas and renewable energy. Kerry’s comment is among the most explicit to-date of a Biden


An insane comment. Coal is reliable, cheap, and plentiful. Let's stick all the envirowackos and 1 state and make them live under their own edicts.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ChattyCatsSusan 11/9/2021 9:34:52 PM (No. 972802)
Wanna explain to all the buyers of the EV how they are going to charge their cars up? Not to mention cutting the rug out from under the dealers trying to sell these over priced paper weights. We haven't had a new plant built in this nation in how many decades, yet they expect to have all the power they need after shutting down coal. What does Joe Manchin have to say to Kerry? After all, he seems to be the lynchpin for the Biden administration, yet Kerry keeps offending him.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey 11/9/2021 9:40:07 PM (No. 972807)
Oh here we go again... Mr. 'I was in Cambodia' Kerry, the mini pickle boy is at it again...why does this dimwit even get any face time on anything?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 11/9/2021 9:42:51 PM (No. 972809)
OP, there’s not 1 state big enough to house these fools.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jennie C. 11/9/2021 9:43:45 PM (No. 972810)
Then how are they going to charge their electric cars?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99 11/9/2021 9:44:39 PM (No. 972812)
So what’s going to power all of those electric cars the government plans to buy? What a complete moron.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nashman 11/9/2021 9:46:20 PM (No. 972813)
I’m kind of hoping we won’t have John Kerry by 2030 instead.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99 11/9/2021 9:46:20 PM (No. 972814)
Great minds, #4. OK, if we’re going to get rid of coal plants why don’t we replace them with nuclear power plants, Jean Fraud?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nimby 11/9/2021 9:47:36 PM (No. 972815)
Hmm! How does he know? He will be dead by then
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Italiano 11/9/2021 9:47:56 PM (No. 972816)
With any luck, we won't have John Kerry by 2030. Or 2022.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: chumley 11/9/2021 10:00:16 PM (No. 972823)
Yeah. I value the opinions of a French Frankenstein.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MFM 11/9/2021 10:07:17 PM (No. 972826)
Hey Joe Manchin! Have you let WV coal miners know your party supports and will close the coal mines, forever!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TJ54 11/9/2021 10:09:12 PM (No. 972829)
Did Monsieur Kerry tell Red China they can’t have coal?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bassman 11/9/2021 10:13:51 PM (No. 972833)
We're going to need a big long extension cord from China if that's the case.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: joew9 11/9/2021 10:21:08 PM (No. 972839)
When the electricity is off they will rethink that policy.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: downnout 11/9/2021 10:27:38 PM (No. 972842)
May the electricity go off in your home this winter, you pompous twit.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: snakeoil 11/9/2021 10:28:43 PM (No. 972844)
If coal is outlawed what will Santa leave in the Christmas stocking of Quid Pro Joe, Horseface, or Nazi Pelosi?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/9/2021 10:32:43 PM (No. 972849)
That's right, Lurch. Ban mining. Let your lefty bast$%ds freeze in the dark while their EV's sit in the garage with a dead battery.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 11/9/2021 10:39:51 PM (No. 972856)
Voodoo energy can never meet the needs of the baseload.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: kewmac 11/9/2021 10:40:55 PM (No. 972859)
FJK, lets go idiot! Do it again, FJK!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: DVC 11/9/2021 10:41:10 PM (No. 972860)
I don't believe it.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 11/9/2021 10:53:59 PM (No. 972867)
This moronic crew knows it doesnt actually need to win elections. Trump is right. If we don't fix the election system we dont have a country.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 11/9/2021 11:06:47 PM (No. 972871)
I’d rather us not have John Kerry.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: buckhorn_cortez 11/9/2021 11:18:45 PM (No. 972873)
Uh...huh...well 'splain this one to me. Public Service Company of New Mexico was forced to sell its coal-fired San Juan Generating Station because of environmental activists. The Najavo Indian Tribe bought the plant. So, now PNM buys electricity from the Navajo-owned generating plant. You're going to force a Native American tribe to close their electrical generating facility. Good luck with that...
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Come And Take It 11/9/2021 11:32:39 PM (No. 972883)
Natural gas is a byproduct of oil exploration, which they also hate and want to kill. So without coal and NG, and no nuclear (also bad), just what the hell are we going to baseload electrical generation with?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: smokincol 11/9/2021 11:41:53 PM (No. 972892)
it's too bad the VC didn't get this worthless POS when he was thee for 9 months when the rest of us were doing 12 month tours
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Reply 26 - Posted by: wilarrbie 11/10/2021 12:13:57 AM (No. 972898)
It's been promised to China by then. FJoeB got 10%.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 11/10/2021 12:17:56 AM (No. 972902)
I keep hoping that we won't have J. Effin Kerry in 2030 any more.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/10/2021 12:21:43 AM (No. 972907)
I think we will have coal. We won't have John Kerry though.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: ronniethek 11/10/2021 1:55:06 AM (No. 972933)
This arsewipe sure talks a big game of bullsh!+
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Trigger2 11/10/2021 4:36:23 AM (No. 972969)
Lurch has rank sewage for brains.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: WesternTradition 11/10/2021 5:26:11 AM (No. 973001)
Who cares what this insignificant POS says?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: 5 handicap 11/10/2021 5:47:00 AM (No. 973007)
Kerry, wanna bet asshat?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: NancyD 11/10/2021 6:32:31 AM (No. 973033)
All of these leftists need to Stop this crap. Their agenda is going to destroy American industry. I just don't know if our weak GOP is willing to stop the leftist aggression if they take the House/Senate in 2022
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Reply 34 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/10/2021 6:35:12 AM (No. 973035)
If we're lucky, we won't have Jon Cary by then.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: F15 Gork 11/10/2021 7:01:47 AM (No. 973049)
I’m bettin we run out of Juan Kerry long before we run out of coal.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: TCloud 11/10/2021 7:03:22 AM (No. 973051)
If I were a Joe Manchin, I would be face palming right now!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: doctorfixit 11/10/2021 7:16:30 AM (No. 973062)
John Kerry can blow it out his butt. The elites need to be convinced to shut up and mind their own business.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: JrSample 11/10/2021 7:47:37 AM (No. 973088)
It would be preferable to not have John Kerry by 2024.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: BarryNo 11/10/2021 8:32:08 AM (No. 973123)
If John has his way, we'll have coal... We'll just be mining and selling it to the Chinese while we roast in the summer months, freeze in the winter and relearn primitive wats of lighting our homes when it gets dark.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/10/2021 9:12:53 AM (No. 973169)
US says 'won't Jon Fraud Kerry' by 2030.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: kono 11/10/2021 9:21:23 AM (No. 973182)
Obama declared in 2008 that he intended to use price pressures to put oil and coal out of business. This isn't Biden's agenda, it's Zippy's. #PuppetPresident
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Reply 42 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 11/10/2021 9:45:50 AM (No. 973214)
JFK claims are a dime a dozen. He also once claimed the Arctic will be ice-free by summer 2013.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Strike3 11/10/2021 10:25:04 AM (No. 973275)
I'm hoping we don't have John Kerry by 2030 but these brain-damaged leftist fossils never seem to die.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Kafka2 11/10/2021 10:29:45 AM (No. 973281)
Not to worry. China is building coal fueled power plants at a much faster rate than the United States has been able to "retire" them. And, India is also building coal fueled power plants.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 11/10/2021 10:39:50 AM (No. 973311)
The man, and his ideas, are idiotic.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: red1066 11/10/2021 10:46:56 AM (No. 973318)
Kerry, who served in Vietnam, thinks coal won't exist by 2030. I think China might have a different idea, since they are building coal power plants by the dozen and much of that coal to power those plants comes from the U.S. So the coal business will be up and running in the U.S. for years to come.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: rusino 11/10/2021 12:25:39 PM (No. 973422)
If there is no Coal by 2030 how are we to charge our Electric Cars? Coal is burned to supply a significant amount of Electric Power to the E!ectric Grid. We will pollute the air burning coal to supply electricity to charge electric cars! A Conundrum!
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Reply 48 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 11/10/2021 4:30:54 PM (No. 973588)
The Zao Xiden "Administration" seems to be doing everything that it can to destroy the U.S. economy and our quality of life. The PRC, Russia, Iran, and our other enemies don't need to do anything to defeat us economically or militarily . . . under Brandon, we'll do that all by ourselves, and they can just sit back and watch our Country self-destruct. God, help us.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: broken01 11/13/2021 7:56:41 PM (No. 976695)
What Lurch from The Adams Family meant to say was all of our coal will be sold off to the Chicom dirt bags by 2030. FJB FJK and FCCP.
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