Coal fires that burn for 50 years? Yes, in Pennsylvania and in dozens of other places


Earth is truly amazing, but it is also a place of utter fear. How can it be that coal fires burn for over 50 years and some of them will burn for hundreds of years to come? Hank Green, from SciShow, explains how those coal fires show up and what we can do about it.

Spoiler alert: there’s nothing we can do about it. We just need to go away from those places.

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