Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: coal

North Dakota’s carbon capture project Tundra another ‘expensive greenwashing’ attempt to...

Project Tundra's boosters are frank about the project's intent: To maintain coal's primary role in North Dakota's energy mix.

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."

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.