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23 Reasons Why Coal Is The Fuel Of The 21st Century

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Here's why we need more coal, according to Twitter.

1. For the children.

#australiansforcoal because our kids deserve the best bushfires, droughts, & cyclones money can buy #leardblockade

King Slayer@2squig

#australiansforcoal because our kids deserve the best bushfires, droughts, & cyclones money can buy #leardblockade

03:53 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Seriously, they deserve a future.

Because our kids deserve a great job, with a bright future. #australiansforcoal

Andrew Bradley@andrewbradleyhc

Because our kids deserve a great job, with a bright future.
#australiansforcoal

07:45 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. For the fish.

3. For Mordor.

Because Mordor looks cool #australiansforcoal

Max Phillips@maxphillips

Because Mordor looks cool #australiansforcoal

03:50 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. For tourism.

Because coal is helping turn Australian communities into Mordor, which helps tourism #AustraliansForCoal

Captain Ketan Joshi@KetanJ0

Because coal is helping turn Australian communities into Mordor, which helps tourism #AustraliansForCoal

03:38 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. For the weather.

i am bored with the coastlines being where they are and wish there was more violent weather and thats why i'm supporting #australiansforcoal

Scott Ludlam@SenatorLudlam

i am bored with the coastlines being where they are and wish there was more violent weather and thats why i'm supporting #australiansforcoal

01:54 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. For the factories.

Because why wouldn't you want more of this in your life? #australiansforcoal

Baroness Burgess@Helishingly

Because why wouldn't you want more of this in your life? #australiansforcoal

07:24 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. For the workers.

Aussie workers are ecstatic about the prospect of being reliant on coal mining forever. #australiansforcoal

ABC:Hammerstein@ABCHammerstein

Aussie workers are ecstatic about the prospect of being reliant on coal mining forever. #australiansforcoal

03:35 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. For the jobs.

Because of all the flow-on jobs: climate scientists, emergency services workers, health workers, corruption officials...#australiansforcoal

Quit Coal@QuitCoalOz

Because of all the flow-on jobs: climate scientists, emergency services workers, health workers, corruption officials...#australiansforcoal

09:32 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. For the beautiful views.

I support #australiansforcoal Who wouldn't want this view from their horse stud or vineyard?

The Meigans@samandmish

I support #australiansforcoal Who wouldn't want this view from their horse stud or vineyard?

06:11 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. For the property market.

I’ve always wanted beachfront property even though I live inland #australiansforcoal

Kate Carruthers@kcarruthers

I’ve always wanted beachfront property even though I live inland #australiansforcoal

02:02 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. For The Lucky Country.

#australiansforcoal because Australia is "The Lucky Country"

Askgerbil Now@Askgerbil

#australiansforcoal because Australia is "The Lucky Country"

08:59 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. For the climate.

#australiansforcoal Because we are tough blokes

13. For the scary Greg Hunt memes.

Forever and ever… #australiansforcoal

14. For the fashionistas.

Because coal is the new black #australiansforcoal

Elsa Evers@elsa_la_guerita

Because coal is the new black #australiansforcoal

08:51 AM - 15 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. For the Christmas Pressies.

Xmas was great for me as a kid... whether I was naughty or nice I always got what I wanted. #australiansforcoal <3

Luke Pearson@LukeLPearson

Xmas was great for me as a kid... whether I was naughty or nice I always got what I wanted. #australiansforcoal <3

09:10 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Seriously, think of Santa.

Do environmentalists know that Santa uses 150 tonnes of coal? Anti-coalies fail! LOL #AustraliansForCoal @Austs4Coal

Captain Ketan Joshi@KetanJ0

Do environmentalists know that Santa uses 150 tonnes of coal? Anti-coalies fail! LOL #AustraliansForCoal @Austs4Coal

03:51 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. For Gina.

Think of poor Gina.

Blessed are the daughters of battler mining billionaires, for they will inherit the coal. #australiansforcoal

Tony The Geek Rulz@geeksrulz

Blessed are the daughters of battler mining billionaires, for they will inherit the coal. #australiansforcoal

08:17 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. For all the billionaires.

Coal pollution: because 10/10 mining billionaires CAN&#39;T be wrong! #australiansforcoal

ACF@AusConservation

Coal pollution: because 10/10 mining billionaires CAN'T be wrong! #australiansforcoal

03:58 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. For the scientists.

9/10 scienticians agree that particulate matter make you healthier and better-looking! #Australiansforcoal

Captain Ketan Joshi@KetanJ0

9/10 scienticians agree that particulate matter make you healthier and better-looking!
#Australiansforcoal

03:56 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. For the talking shops.

Because what harm could another 100 years do? #australiansforcoal @Austs4Coal (Sculpture by Issac Cordal)

Greenpeace Aus Pac@GreenpeaceAustP

Because what harm could another 100 years do? #australiansforcoal @Austs4Coal (Sculpture by Issac Cordal)

05:18 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20. For the hashtags.

Because #australiansforcoal scans better than #minersshippingprofitsoffshorewhileheatingtheplanetandgivingaustraliaworsebushfiresmoreoften

Adam Bandt@AdamBandt

Because #australiansforcoal scans better than #minersshippingprofitsoffshorewhileheatingtheplanetandgivingaustraliaworsebushfiresmoreoften

03:46 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. For the hi-tech future.

I want to be part of the hi-tech future and live like a Rinehart #australiansforcoal

Franco @Frankfrancesco

I want to be part of the hi-tech future and live like a Rinehart #australiansforcoal

03:51 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. Because wind farms suck.

I&#39;m with #australiansforcoal because wind farms are such a blight on the landscape (see horizon).

Ros Lording@roslording

I'm with #australiansforcoal because wind farms are such a blight on the landscape (see horizon).

07:18 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

23. And solar energy is stupid.

Because you&#39;d have to be pretty stupid to support renewable energy #australiansforcoal @Austs4Coal

Greenpeace Aus Pac@GreenpeaceAustP

Because you'd have to be pretty stupid to support renewable energy #australiansforcoal @Austs4Coal

05:21 PM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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