Are You Paying Attention to Sea Level Rise?

The world turns its attention to coastal flooding whenever natural disasters like hurricanes or tsunamis strike. Unfortunately, few people remain aware of the severity of the threat to coastal settlements…

U.S. and China Make a Climate Deal: Thanks Obama!

The U.S. and China recently announced a significant deal to slash carbon emissions in both countries. The agreement entails the U.S. cutting carbon emissions between 26 and 28 percent (measured…

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...