Coal

Climate & Energy

Good news: Americans are using a lot less coal

Here is a bit of energy-use news to feel good about: Americans are using a lot less coal. In the first quarter of this year, the portion of the country’s electricity that came from coal …

Coal

My Mother’s Day wish: Clean air for kids

Long-overdue standards for toxic mercury spewed from coal plants are under attack. Our kids are counting on us to defend them.

Coal

U.S. coal lobbies frantically to save its doomed-ass self

The U.S. coal industry is going down the crapper, and even Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't save it.

Coal

Coal dependent: Pacific Northwest activists fight new export terminals

Local organizers are building big coalitions to keep the region from becoming a massive transfer station for toxic coal exports.

Coal

Fighting coal export terminals: It matters

The fate of the U.S. coal industry hinges on its ability to increase exports to China and India. If activists can quash coal export terminals, they can hobble the coal industry.

Climate & Energy

Which banks provide the most support for coal?

A new report looks at which of the biggest banks in the country provide the most financial support for the coal industry.

Coal

U.S. coal is on the decline, and utility execs know it

Every week brings a new story about coal's decline in America. Here are two from last week.

Politics

Power Shift turns Bank of America ATMs into truth-dispensing machines

Activists forced ATM users to think twice about what they were really supporting by banking with Bank of America.

Election 2012

Happy Earth Day, Mitt!

Mitt Romney might be the country's No. 1 brownwasher, trying to cover up past greenery and blend in with the GOP crowd.

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