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Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
Oregon Blocks Coal Exports to China
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, coal, coal exports, protection, politics, environment, conservation, ecosystems, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 24 days ago - takepart.com
Plans to build coal terminals in the Pacific Northwest are biting the dust.
Peak Coal: Why the Industry's Dominance May Soon Be Over
Environment  (tags: coal, energy, Big Caol, world, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water )

Cal
- 84 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The coal industry has achieved stunning growth in the last decade, largely due to increased demand in China. But big changes in China's economy and its policies are expected to put an end to coal's big boom.
Majority Of Americans Want Obama's Carbon Rules For Coal Plants, Poll Finds
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, Coal, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 109 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Americans as a whole support putting strict regulations on the amount of carbon dioxide emitted from existing coal-fired power plants in order to fight global warming and improve public health, a Yale University poll released Thursday showed.
Stopping Climate Change "Almost Impossible" If China Can't Quit Coal, Report Says
Environment  (tags: China, Coal, Climate Change, Air Pollution )

Brian
- 126 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"If China doesn't begin to limit its coal consumption by 2030, it will be "almost impossible" for the world avoid a situation where global warming stays below 2°C, a new study released Monday found."
Tell India- Choose Tigers Over Coal ! PLEASE SIGN and SHARE ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, tigers, coal, habitat, protection, endangered, wildlife )

Cher
- 136 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We ask the Prime Minister of India to immediately put a stop on its coal programme that is destroying the forests and polluting the environment they depend on for survival. Protect the designated zones that have been set aside to help them breed and help
Tell India- Choose Tigers Over Coal ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: animals, tigers, coal, destruction, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 278 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We ask the Prime Minister of India to immediately put a stop on its coal program that is destroying the forests and polluting the environment they depend on for survival. Protect the designated zones that have been set aside to help them breed
UK Announces End of Public Financing for Coal
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, CO2emissions, destruction, coal, climate-change, protection, pollution, GoodNews, government, greenhousegases, green, world )

Cal
- 299 days ago - ecowatch.com
At the Warsaw Climate Change Conference (COP 19) this morning, UK climate secretary Ed Davey announced that the UK would end international financing for coal projects except in exceptional circumstances.
Coal Railway Could Cause 'Ecological Disaster' in Indonesian Borneo, Warn Environmentalists
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, coal, Borneo, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, pollution, protection, politics, government, greenhousegases, green )

Cal
- 350 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Activists have urged the Indonesian government to cancel or reassess plans to build a 148-kilometer coal railway in Indonesian Borneo, claiming the project will be an "ecological disaster" that will destroy watersheds and lead to increased coal exploitat
President Obama to Press for Tougher Restrictions on Coal Power Plants
Environment  (tags: coal, politics, obama, pollution, greenhousegases, environment, destruction, energy, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans )

Cal
- 359 days ago - csmonitor.com
The president will push forward strict regulations on coal-powered energy that will require plants to limit emissions.
In Australia, An Uphill Battle To Rein in the Power of Coal
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, coal, legal challenges, Earth Justice, pollution, radia-active, humans, protection, CO2emissions, world )

Cal
- 363 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Australia is the world's second-largest exporter of coal, thanks to huge markets in China, Japan, and other Asian countries. Environmentalists have been struggling to scale back the nation's coal boom, but the recent election of a conservative prime minis
Victory! Activists Stop Coal Strip Mine Stopped In Tennessee
Environment  (tags: Coal, victory, activists, Tennesee, Clear Fork Mine, Kopper Glo Mining LLC, strip mining, application withdrawn, fossil fuel, dirty energy, climate change, pollution, toxic, #nocoal, #dirtycoal )

Brian
- 393 days ago - popularresistance.org
Large Surface Coal Mine in Claiborne County stopped. The parent company withdrew its state application to strip mine for coal.
Precedent Setting Lawsuit Challenges Taxpayer Financing of Coal Exportsg the Fe
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, coal, legal challenges, Earth Justice, pollution, radia-active, humans, protection, CO2emissions )

Cal
- 408 days ago - ecowatch.com
Environmental groups filed the first ever lawsuit on Wednesday challenging the federal government's financing for the export of Appalachian coal from the U.S
Will Global Coal Boom Go Bust As Climate Concerns Increase?
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, energy, COAL, coal, nature, politics, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 516 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Environmentalists and a growing number of financial experts say that alarm over global warming may halt the seemingly inevitable rise of the coal industry.
100% of Electric Capacity Added in U.S. Last Month Was Renewable
Environment  (tags: energy, electric capacity, megawatts, 100%, renewable, clean energy, clean energy vs dirty energy, fossil fuels, oil, coal, natural gas, climate change, environment, destruction, extinction, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission )

Brian
- 565 days ago - grist.org
"That's right: Every single megawatt of new generating capacity added in the U.S. last month was renewable. Every single one."
 

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