Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: coal mines

‘Reckless’ coal companies moving forward with new mines and plants, report...

The majority of the new mining projects being planned were in China, India, Australia, Russia and South Africa.

New study warns to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, abandon ‘developed...

There should not only be no new development of oil and gas fields or coal mines, but also abandon 40 percent of "developed reserves" of fossil fuels.

Exposed: West Virginia and other states relying on ‘House of Cards’...

“Who pays? The damaged environment? The communities that are blighted by unreclaimed mine sites?”

US Forest Service broke law when opening 4,900 acres of Colorado...

“The Forest Service failed to provide a logically coherent explanation for its decision to eliminate the Pilot Knob Alternative.”

Thousands of activists stage protests at three German coal mines to...

"We want to show with our protest today that this mine needs to be shut down permanently."

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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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.