Sen. Warner: “We know clean coal is not around the corner.” I will be on 60 Minutes this Sunday on that very subject.

60 Minutes this Sunday takes on clean coal — or lack thereof (see “Is coal with carbon capture and storage a core climate solution?”).

The reporter, Scott Pelley, and the producers definitely know their stuff. They interviewed me for about an hour a few months ago, so I have no idea what parts they’re going to use. Jim Roger of Duke will be on it. I think Hansen also.

Interestingly, on the House panel today with Gore, former GOP Sen. Jim Warner of Virginia dissed the coal industry’s clean coal ads and said, “we know clean coal is not around the corner.”

Warner urged passage of Waxman-Markey and said “future generations will look back” on what Congress does here:

This is serious business. This particular moment in history is crucial.

Hear! Hear!