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Wyoming coal miners have high hopes for Trump amid national turbulence
Ever since November, Stacey Moeller, a 58-year-old lifelong Democrat, feels a sense of hope when she wakes up at 3:45 each morning. The unexpected reason: Donald Trump. Moeller is a career coal miner in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. When she works day shifts, she gets up early to make lunch
Stock Market Winners, Losers After the Presidential Election
A new presidential term typically stirs concern about what it will mean for the stock market, and the outcome of the recent election is no exception. Naturally, the general impact of President Obama's re-election is already priced into the market. Read more: Obama's Top 8 Post-Election Economic
Climate Denialists Would Be Remembered as Villains, Says Mann
Mark Twain’s advice: never fight with a pig or argue with a fool MICHAEL MANN INTERVIW PART 3 (OF 5) Nature’s Edge Notebook #31 Observation, Analysis, Reflection, New Questions Interview with Climate Scientist Michael Mann, author of “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars” Conducted by...
Climate Scientist Michael Mann Interview, Part 3
Mark Twain's advice on not arguing with denialists, but Mann names some names.
Reduced exports to Japan could pinch U.S. economy
U.S. exporters to Japan are reporting widespread disruptions to their shipments, with some containers destroyed, stranded in warehouses or unable to get to customers because of inadequate transportation systems. Most affected are U.S. growers of fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products
Massey Energy Awarded Coal Boss $2 Million Bonus for Safety Numbers in 2009, Even as Mines Amassed Record Violations
Investors Cite Bonus, Detail Charges of Self Dealing in Bid to Oust Board Members
Companies rethink coal plants
Even as demand for electricity rises, energy companies are delaying or scrapping plans for new coal-burning power plants because of the prospect of restrictions imposed by federal global warming legislation. Power use in the USA could grow 22% during the next 20 years, according to the Energy
Bush Environment Chief Joins Power Company
James Connaughton, who chaired the White House Council on Environmental Quality in the Bush Administration, has joined Constellation Energy, a major power company that also specializes in the shipping and selling of coal. He'll be an executive vice president for...
Coal Power on Trial Nationwide
In federal and state courtrooms across the country, environmental groups are putting coal-fueled power plants on trial in a bid to slow the industry's biggest construction boom in decades. At least four dozen coal plants are being contested in 29 states, according to a recent Associated Press
Forget Oil, Coal Remains King
Coal Generates Half Our Electricity but is Also the Biggest Carbon Dioxide Producer