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    ENVGALLERY NORTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 2003: Drax is a large coal-fired power station located near Selby in North Yorkshire, England. It provides 7% of the electrical power required by Britain. Although it generates around 1.5 million tonnes of ash and 22.8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, Drax is the most carbon efficient coal-fired powerplant in the UK. In 2005 Drax produced 20.8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. The Times newspaper reported that this is more than the total amount produced by 103 of the world's small unindustrialized nations. By comparison, vehicles in the UK emitted 91 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Drax is the biggest single source of carbon dioxide in the UK. (Photo by Jason Hawkes/Reportage by Getty Images)
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    pacorroncas, mofo4444, John Bosma, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. citta-vita [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

      amazing image

    2. GeneralTao 62 months ago | reply

      frightening great image

    3. Ross Tucknott 56 months ago | reply

      The plumes of smoke are simply awesome - in a depressing way!

      I've used the image in a blog post about how energy efficiency makes Drax redundant at Energy-Saving News.

      Keep up the good images!

    4. rmcgervey 55 months ago | reply

      holy bejesus.... insanity...don't forget the mercury,.,,

    5. Tyler Harbottle 53 months ago | reply

      I've used your photo on a blog post titled The Trillion Dollar Energy Retrofit Industry and have attributed the work to you, with a link back to this page. Thanks!

    6. buckdenton13 52 months ago | reply

      I used this photo in a blog post:

      conservationreport.com/2010/01/22/climate-change-senator-...
      www.conservationreport.com/

      I gave the necessary "Photo source for attribution" and other information.

      Thank you very much.

      Buck

    7. Edward Betts 39 months ago | reply

      Just a friendly note to suggest that, despite the claim in the metadata, this photograph has probably not been released under a Creative Commons license by Getty Images.

    8. JellySunArt [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

      Thank you Edward. I nearly used it on my blog.

    9. elisardojm 19 months ago | reply

      Excelente imagen.

      Sobre otro tema, le he enviado un flickcorreo, espero que le llegue correctamente.

    10. Dimmyboy 18 months ago | reply

      Has this photograph been digitally altered. There seems to be an awful lot of water vapour rising out of those cooling towers.

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