Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: coal

The race to end fossil fuel production

Everyone talks about ending fossil fuel production, but almost no one is doing anything about it.

G7 nations announce plan to end coal use by 2035

The G7 countries goal is to “phase out existing unabated coal power generation in our energy systems during the first half of 2030s.”

Climate activists in New England can finally celebrate ‘the end of...

Activists know better: Nonviolent direct action gets the goods.

Organizations call on banks to end financing of metallurgical coal

An open letter was sent to 50 banks asking them to end “business as usual” practices.

EPA proposes ‘strongest ever’ standards for keeping coal plant pollution out...

“The coal industry has benefited from lax pollution controls for decades, and we are pleased that the EPA is finally requiring the industry to stop dumping toxic pollutants into our waterways.”

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

‘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.

Hidden carbon subsidies will destroy us

Western governments have been heavily subsidizing their own fossil-fuel industries even as they exhort much poorer countries to do more to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

West Virginia protest calls out Manchin’s coal profits

Over the weekend, 16 people were arrested after trying to block the entrance to the Grant Town Power Plant, which burns pricey waste coal bought from Sen. Manchin’s company.

EPA to require Midwestern utilities clean up coal ash waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold utilities in several Midwestern states accountable for coal ash waste. The agency announced it will...

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.