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India's Supreme Court Cancels Coal Licences
Environment  (tags: Coal, #DirtyCoal, India, Coal Licenses, Revocation, Coalgate )

Brian
- 61 days ago - modernpowersystems.com
"India's Supreme Court has cancelled 214 of the 218 coal mining licences awarded by the government since 1993 in a corruption scandal, dubbed 'Coalgate', that has reputedly cost the country tens of billions of dollars."
Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 67 days ago - snip.ly
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 78 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
- 95 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
- 155 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
- 180 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
- 197 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
- 207 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
- 349 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
- 370 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
- 421 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
- 430 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
- 434 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
- 464 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
- 479 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
 

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