Watch How Carbon Emissions Have Evolved Over 150 Years

This interactive visualization, originally posted by the World Resources Institute, is the most shocking CO2 comparison I’ve come across.  I’ve known that the United States has been a leader in...

Coal Driving the Chinese to Drink

When it comes to decreasing coal consumption, many argue that the reduction will spur an onslaught of unemployment. But what if a region decides to replace its coal industry with…

Rockefellers Join the Fossil Fuel Divestment Trend

A surprising new group of people has decided to join the fossil fuel divestment trend: The Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Yes, that’s right. One of the oldest, richest families in the…

War on Coal? More Like War for Our Wellness!

There has been no shortage of propaganda littering the media lately regarding President Obama’s new carbon emission regulations, and the accompanying “War on Coal.”  A cap on emissions will certainly...

Stanford Takes Billions from Coal Companies

DJ Tanner has another reason to want to go to Stanford after the esteemed university decided to divest billions of dollars from coal-mining companies. On Tuesday, May 6, Stanford announced...

Coal ash causing problems in Carolina

At 4:03 p.m. on Monday February 3, Duke Energy officially notified the public that up to 82,000 tons of coal ash leaked from a pond at a retired power plant…

EPA Restrictions Can Encourage Clean Coal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making the coal industry nervous with a proposed rule that would impose new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from newly constructed power plants….