Australians: Lawmakers #StopAdani From Building Country’s Largest Coal Mine

By Brandon Jordan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Hundreds of Australians gathered outside Parliament House in Canberra on Monday to demand that lawmakers — heading into the first legislative session of 2018 — stop what would be the country’s [...]

Displaced Coal Miners Turn To Beekeeping

By Marlene Cimons, www.nexusmedianews.com -

By Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media - Mark Lilly, 59, grew up and still lives in West Virginia. He spent three decades as an insurance adjuster, often talking to people struggling through the [...]

Plan To Subsidize Coal And Nuclear Plants Is Bonkers

By David Roberts, www.vox.com -

By David Roberts for Vox - The Trump administration has not typically put a premium on transparency or fealty to empirical fact. So it was somewhat puzzling when the Department of Energy released [...]

Court Orders New Climate Impact Analysis For 4 Gigantic Coal Leases

By John H. Cushman JR., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By John H. Cushman JR. for Inside Climate News - A federal appeals court in Denver told the Bureau of Land Management on Friday that its analysis of the climate impacts of four gigantic coal [...]

World’s Biggest Floating Solar Farm On Former Coal Mine

By Global Citizen, www.ecowatch.com -

By Global Citizen for Eco Watch - Coal power is getting buried in China—both literally and figuratively. Earlier this week, a new floating solar farm went live in the Chinese city of Huainan [...]

Company Turning Former Coal Mine To Solar Farm

By Staff, www.AP.org -

By Staff of The Intelligencer - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former strip mine would be converted into a solar farm under a proposal announced Tuesday by an Appalachian coal company that says it wants [...]

Navajo Sues EPA For $160 Million Over Last Year’s Mining Waste Spill

By Whitney Webb, www.nationofchange.org -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Before Dakota Access, many Americans were unaware of the excessive damage and exploitation that Native Americans have endured and continue to suffer from [...]

Trump Taps Billionaire Who Owned Deadly Coal Mine For Commerce Secretary

By Alexander C. Kaufman, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Alexander C. Kaufman for The Huffington Post - Donald Trump promised during his campaign to bring back mining jobs to struggling workers in coal country. Now the president-elect has tapped for [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline Will Lock-In Emissions Of 30 Coal Plants

By Lorne Stockman, www.priceofoil.org -

By Lorne Stockman for Oil Change International - The Dakota Access pipeline would carry oil from the Bakken formation in North Dakota to Gulf Coast refineries and export terminals via Patoka, [...]

Coal Lobbying Groups Losing Members As Industry Tumbles

By Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - At least 18 major companies—and perhaps nearly twice that many—have ended their memberships in two of the nation's top coal lobbying groups, the National [...]

South Africans Protest Mining, Block Meeting

By Sheila Berry, www.saveourwilderness.org -

By Sheila Berry for Save Our Wilderness - This morning an angry but well-behaved crowd of well over a thousand Fuleni residents forced the Regional Mining Development Environmental Committee [...]

Bangladesh Coal Plant Protests Continue After Demonstrators Killed

By John Vidal, www.theguardian.com -

By John Vidal for The Guardian - Bangladeshi villagers staged further protests on Tuesday after police opened fire and killed at least four people demonstrating against the planned construction [...]

How Montanans Stopped Largest New Coal Mine In N. America

By Nick Engelfried, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Nick Engelfried for Waging Nonviolence - Montana communities won a victory against one of the world’s biggest coal companies earlier this month, when Arch Coal abandoned the Otter Creek mine – [...]

Obama Admin About To Kneecap Own Efforts To Reform Coal Leasing

By David Roberts, www.vox.com -

By David Roberts for Vox - Over the past year or so, the Obama administration has shown increasing sympathy toward the new climate activism mantra: "Keep it in the ground." In November, Barack [...]

How Montanans Stopped Largest New Coal Mine In N. America

By Nick Engelfried, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Nick Engelfried for Waging Nonviolence - Montana communities won a victory against one of the world’s biggest coal companies earlier this month, when Arch Coal abandoned the Otter Creek mine – [...]

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