According to a recent report titled Europe’s Dark Cloud, 22,900 premature deaths are caused each year in the European Union by coal dust. 11,800 new cases of chronic bronchitis and 21,900 … [Read full article]
Coal Power’s Decline, & Associated Politics
Originally published on CleanTechnica. First of all, let’s get this straight — I don’t think anyone is purely against the people who pull coal out of the ground, the people … [Read full article]
Coal To Solar: Retraining Our Energy Workforce
As many celebrate the shuttering of coal-fired electricity generation facilities, a call for retraining this former energy workforce from coal to solar is opening the eyes of some. In a … [Read full article]
West Oakland Takes on King Coal
Originally published on EdenKeeper The historic neighborhood of West Oakland, California is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s last bastions of true grit. Local residents have battled unemployment, poverty, and crime. … [Read full article]
10th Circuit Court Rules Against Coal Advocates
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a stinging rebuke to coal advocates in a decision that supports the Colorado Clean Power Initiative of 2011.
Effects of Global Warming on Humans – From 2015 IPCC SYR Data
Not only posing significant risks for Earth’s natural systems, the effects of global warming on humans and human systems have only recently begun receiving the expanded attention they critically require. … [Read full article]
Climate Change-Induced Collapse of Civilization by 2040 Reports UK Foreign Office
Releasing this exclusive freely in the public interest, best-selling author Dr. Nafeez Ahmed is offering a unique view of the critically significant impact that climate change is having on our … [Read full article]
What Causes Global Warming?
Droughts, lengthy hot spells, heavy downpours, floods, and other extreme weather events are occurring more frequently and intensely every year. Around the world, research teams are analyzing these trends, noting … [Read full article]
Our Epic Future: Which Energy Future Will You Choose?
The recent drop in gas prices in the US, while a boon to consumers, is no indication of the viability or longevity of fossil fuels, and continuing to bet on … [Read full article]
The Electricity Grid Is About To Change… A Lot!
This article is part of the ‘Think Further Thursday’ series, sponsored by Fred Alger Management, Inc. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, visit thinkfurtheralger.com. In 2064, solar power and … [Read full article]
The Texada Island Connection,
A Continuation of BC’s Coal Saga compiled from stories in the ECOreport Lafarge Canada’s coal facility on Texada Island is involved in BC’s plan to become the biggest coal exporter … [Read full article]
The Biggest Coal Exporter in North America
A compilation from stories in the ECOreport Not too long ago, there were plans to ship 80 million tons of coal through six terminals in Washington and Oregon. Now there … [Read full article]
President Announces Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency Actions Today
By now, many of us have heard that the President spent a little time this morning at a Wal-Mart store in in Mountain View, California, near San Jose. Solar deployment … [Read full article]