Lockouts and Train Blocks: An Update on the Coal Country Protests
The Kentucky miners' stakeout highlights the vulnerable position workers face when coal companies go belly-up in bankruptcy.
New Protections Will Prevent Fossil Fuel Activity in Canada's Marine Protected Areas
Meanwhile, a proposal to expand offshore drilling in U.S. waters has been halted indefinitely.
Viewfinder: The Closing of the Last Coal Mine in Germany's Appalachia
Coal miners give German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier a symbolic final chunk of coal in a ceremony at Schloss Bellevue presidential palace on April 3rd, 2019, in Berlin, Germany.
An Oil Company Seeks to Move Rhode Island's Climate Change Lawsuit to Federal Court
Shell Oil motioned to take the case to federal court on Monday—a move that could threaten the suit, if approved.
The Department of Energy Allocates $6.5 Million to Coal-Powered Programs
Coal emits more carbon than any other fuel source.
Trump's Failure to Set a Cost on Carbon Limits His Own Effort to Expand the Fossil Fuel Industry
A protracted delay in the Trump administration coming up with its own carbon-cost estimate could empower environmentalists pursuing legal challenges to mining.
What's Next for Tar Sands, Landowners, and All That Unused Pipe?
It's the end of the line for the Keystone pipeline (probably), but not for battles over tar sands and climate.