In his post linked below, energy analyst Tilak Doshi advises that;
Doshi continues that special interest groups, Government elites, and misguided fools perpetrate these myths.
There are literally thousands of years of coal in, or on, the ground.
Meanwhile we tilt at windmills, and sunbake our future on solar panels. Like mad dogs and Englishmen, we appear to have spent too long in the midday sun.
He has a number of links below which are worth following.