Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: coal

Replacing coal with renewables could save energy customers $8 billion a...

“We conducted an in-depth, asset-by-asset assessment of the coal fleet in the U.S. and found that >70 GWs of coal capacity will become economically at risk through the course of the next decade.”

“It wasn’t just big oil that knew about climate change decades...

The coal industry knew about the danger of rising greenhouse gas emissions as early as 1966.

Coal plants get a pass to pollute our waterways

"These dangerous attacks on the environment and our public health cannot be allowed to stand."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

First major U.S. insurance company to stop insuring and investing in...

It seems like every day there is a new story of a pipeline spilling crude oil or an oil refinery exploding. How...

America’s big bet on selling fracked gas to China and the...

A lot of evidence points to these being bad bets — just like coal.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with...

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Britain just went nearly three weeks without coal, a new record

"2018 was our greenest year to date, and so far, 2019 looks like it has the potential to beat it."

Trump’s EPA is changing its math to make clean power plan...

"Using fake math to hide the death toll from dirty air at the behest of the coal industry is sadly consistent with the Trump administration's complete disregard for public health."

Utah’s coal-ash pollution: A toxic example of a national problem

According to the first comprehensive national study of coal-ash pollution, 91 percent of all coal plants in the country are contaminating nearby groundwater with toxic pollutants.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?