Since when did it become normal for publicly-employed scientists to spruik for the coal industry? The Australian Coal Association’s slick new website aimed at promoting "clean coal" features video grabs of CSIRO experts mixed in with industry spokespeople.

ACA Executive Director Ralph Hillman begins by informing us that renewable energy cannot meet our energy needs. So "on this website independent scientists" explain how clean coal technology will cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired electricity by up to 90%.