It’s time for states that grew...

Sep 23, 2020 by

It’s time for states that grew rich from oil, gas and coal to figure out what’s next

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In a First, Renewable Energy I...

May 14, 2020 by

In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

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Killing off the Animals: By Bu...

Apr 14, 2020 by

Killing off the Animals: By Burning Fossil Fuels, we’ll destroy 50% of their Habitat this Century

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Even in the Age of Trump, fact...

Mar 16, 2020 by

Even in the Age of Trump, facts matter

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Indiana Bill Would Make it Har...

Jan 29, 2020 by

If the bill passes, Indiana would become the third in the U.S. to pass a law aimed at combating market forces that make renewables and natural gas cheaper than coal.

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The move is the latest Trump a...

Jan 13, 2020 by

EPA to ease rules on power plants storing deadly coal ash

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U.S. Emissions Dropped in 2019...

Jan 7, 2020 by

New data is out on America’s greenhouse gas emissions, and there’s good news and bad for the climate.

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Coal Knew, Too

Nov 25, 2019 by

A newly unearthed journal from 1966 shows the coal industry was long aware of the threat of climate change.

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Court: Trump’s EPA Can’t...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A Trump-appointed judge was involved in the ruling. Without a strong plan for cutting coal power plant emissions, meeting ozone requirements gets much harder.

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University of California to Di...

Sep 19, 2019 by

Writing in the Los Angeles Times, two top university investment officials said it was the long-term risk posed by fossil fuel investments, rather than concerns over the environment, that led them to pull some $150 million in fossil fuel assets from the university endowment.

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Friends Of The Earth Blasts TV...

Aug 27, 2019 by

The Tennessee Valley Authority, popularly known as the TVA, is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity to business customers and local power companies. According to its website, “it serves 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. It receives no taxpayer funding and derives virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity.

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Appeals Court Rules Against Co...

Aug 22, 2019 by

Western coal states want an export terminal on the Columbia River. Washington state has concerns about the company and its environmental and climate impact.

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How One Billionaire Could Keep...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Australia — The vast, untapped coal reserve in northeastern Australia had for years been the object of desire for the Indian industrial giant Adani.

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EPA proposal scraps limits on ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed scrapping restrictions on arsenic-laden waste from coal-fired power plants.

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Today’s Fossil Fuel Infr...

Jul 1, 2019 by

To stay within the Paris climate goals, coal and other fossil fuel-fired power plants would have to shut down early or be retrofitted for carbon capture.

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As Coal Fades in the U.S., Nat...

Jun 26, 2019 by

America’s coal-burning power plants are shutting down at a rapid pace, forcing electric utilities to face the next big climate question: Embrace natural gas, or shift aggressively to renewable energy?

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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Michael Bloomberg Promises $50...

Jun 7, 2019 by

Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said on Friday he would donate $500 million to a new campaign to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States

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From Coal To Code: A New Path ...

Apr 25, 2019 by

The year-old firm has trained laid-off coal workers to become software coders.

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What Ocasio-Cortez gets about ...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Spats between members of Congress are seldom worth much attention, but an amusing one that happened between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr (R-Ky.) tells us a lot about how Democrats and Republicans think about the past, present and future of the American economy-

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Coal Is Killing the Planet. Tr...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Scientists issued a new alarm on the devastating impacts of continued burning of fossil fuels.

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China said it was done with th...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Newly released satellite photos appear to show …

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Torrential Rain Triggers Coal ...

Sep 20, 2018 by

Duke Energy said the collapse displaced about 2,000 cubic yards of ash..

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The EPA’s coal plan is a ripof...

Aug 26, 2018 by

[Translate] MANDEL NGAN / AFP / Getty Images RADICAL HONESTY By Nathanael Johnson grist The Trump administration’s newest proposal to...

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Solar vs Coal: Can green energ...

Aug 24, 2018 by

Polar ice caps are melting and thus causing higher sea levels…

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Under the Trump administration...

Aug 24, 2018 by

[Translate] The plan would let plants nearing retirement be refurbished and keep running for years without adding costly modern...

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Power Struggle for Aggressive ...

Jul 30, 2018 by

[Translate] By John Addison One hundred U.S. cities have committed to 100 percent renewable energy (RE); some...

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America spends over $20bn per ...

Jul 30, 2018 by

[Translate] While we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground, America is giving the fossil fuel industry billions to extract more...

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Trump’s Coal Rescue Plan Will ...

Jun 4, 2018 by

[Translate] by Steve Hanley   The Trump administration is considering a plan that would order utility companies...

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We’re Living in the Age ...

Mar 2, 2018 by

Blowback from America’s decades of foreign invasions.

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