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(Inhale deeeeeeply) Can you smell that fresh, clean coal air?

Today, Peabody Energy—the largest private coal company in the world—launched Coal Cares,  a website giving away free, Justin Bieber-themed inhalers to asthmatic  children and providing other, pro-coal info to kids everywhere. Yes,  coal gives people asthma, but it’s still the “safest energy out there.”  There are word searches, a Kidz Koal Korner,  and a promise that “for every 1,000 inhaler actuators donated via Coal  Cares™, Peabody will make a $500 donation towards the cost of one  lung-replacement therapy.” It’s also totally fake.

More info on the Hoax of the Day at the click.

(Inhale deeeeeeply) Can you smell that fresh, clean coal air?

Today, Peabody Energy—the largest private coal company in the world—launched Coal Cares, a website giving away free, Justin Bieber-themed inhalers to asthmatic children and providing other, pro-coal info to kids everywhere. Yes, coal gives people asthma, but it’s still the “safest energy out there.” There are word searches, a Kidz Koal Korner, and a promise that “for every 1,000 inhaler actuators donated via Coal Cares™, Peabody will make a $500 donation towards the cost of one lung-replacement therapy.” It’s also totally fake.

More info on the Hoax of the Day at the click.