Carolyn Kissane: What Trump got wrong by pushing coal

During Trump’s presidency, the U.S. has remained the world’s premiere oil and gas producer. But coal has continued to struggle.
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Howie Hawkins goes national

A perennial candidate in New York is now running for president on the Green Party line.

Mississippi set to become the 13th state to criminalize fossil fuel protest

A bill intended to have a chilling effect threatens seven years in prison for protesters and up to $100,000 in fines for groups supporting them.

Yet another state quietly moves to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid coronavirus

In March, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia passed laws restricting pipeline protests. Alabama is poised to become the fourth.

The oil execs on Trump's 'opening the country council are major GOP donors

The 12-member energy panel includes eight fossil fuel executives who have donated $4.2 million to Republican candidates and PACs since June 2016.

Coal mining continues during coronavirus pandemic. Experts say that puts miners’ health at risk

Because of the nature of the work and the significant incidence of lung damage from years of exposure to coal dust, silica and diesel exhaust, coal miners may be especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, medical researchers say.

Cheap gas imperils climate fight by undercutting wind and solar

Record-low gas prices are making the move to green power grids a lot harder.

The Guardian stops accepting ads from fossil fuel companies over climate change

The Guardian announced Wednesday that it will no longer accept advertising from fossil fuel companies, citing the industry’s “decades-long effort” to prevent climate action.

Al Gore: The Davos Interview

At 71, the former vice president is still fighting the good fight.

Inslee, environmentalists want more aggressive action toward reducing greenhouse gases

The Washington Legislature's 2019 session was momentous, but there's still work to be done, which is why the legislature is going into their 2020 session with four priorities: clean fuels, climate limits, plastic bags and orcas.

'It's impossible to clean it all up': 600-gallon oil spill in Galapagos kills wildlife and disrupts food chains

A clean-up mission is in full swing after an accident caused a container to crash down onto a barge containing diesel fuel, destabilizing the vessel and causing it to sink.

Can the internet survive climate change?

How a warming world is sparking calls for a greener web.

Study links short-term air pollution exposure to hospitalizations for growing list of health problems

A new Harvard University study for the first time links hospitalizations for common blood, skin and kidney ailments to short-term exposure to fine particulate matter from fossil fuel combustion and wildfires.


Leading Australian engineers turn their backs on new fossil fuel projects

The Engineers Declare movement pledges to put climate considerations first in evaluating plans.

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