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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tag: coal mines

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Ties of blood

Our deep and abiding connection with Mother Earth is what compels us to fight to protect it.

How Montanans Stopped the Largest New Coal Mine in North America

The abandonment of the Otter Creek mine project shows that land defenders and climate activists are learning how to take on big energy companies and win.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?

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Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel extraction

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

House Democrats remove controversial tax rule that progressive said would make bold policies impossible

The decision to scrap this rule is a victory for the far left of the Democratic party and for progressives. 

If Democrats fracture, this will be the fault line

What we do have: a clear fault line within the ranks of those who seek to shape the party’s future.

Biological annihilation

To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

McDonald’s announces new antibiotic use reduction policy in beef, a first-of-its-kind

"With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential."

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