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Seams Risky

Big Coal is placing its final bets in these U.S. communities.

Despite the political and market forces arrayed against it, the dying U.S. coal industry is still clinging to life.

Special Report

Coal’s Last Gamble: A choking industry bets on one more big score

Why can't America quit this dirty, doomed fuel?

Moot Court

States are already complying with the Clean Power Plan rules they are challenging in court.

But the 27 states still plan to push ahead with their lawsuit.

agree to disagree?

Trump’s new adviser says climate change is a huge security threat

Unlike his boss, James Woolsey wants the U.S. to get behind clean energy.

More Like Coal Yeller

The number of coal-fired power plants under development saw a big hit in the first half of 2016.

India and China are beginning to back away from coal.

Gas explosion

Natural gas is passing coal as a source of CO2 emissions in the United States.

But gas still isn't the country's biggest source of greenhouse gas pollution. That would be oil.

Coal

Why does Dale Earnhardt Jr. hate the air?

The famed NASCAR driver signs on to shill for Big Coal.

Climate Change

A weekend of protests barely makes the papers

Protests in D.C., West Virginia, China, and Japan barely register on American media.