After paying millions in bonuses to management, bankrupt coal company can’t afford unionized workers’ pension plans

  • February 19, 2021
Bankrupt Montana coal mining company Lighthouse Resources will be allowed to offload $2.7 million of union pension funds to a…
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‘The party is over’: Coal’s cautionary tale for New Mexico’s economy

  • February 18, 2021
By Nick Bowlin Satellite images of the land outside Artesia, New Mexico, show an arid brown landscape pockmarked with dots.…
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Build back badly? 935 coal firms likely to neglect climate goals, report shows

  • November 13, 2020
More than 900 thermal coal firms will likely fail to meet global climate commitments, with nearly half of those firms…
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South african activist murdered after refusing coal mine bribe

  • October 31, 2020
Fikile Ntshangase, South African environmental activist at the forefront of an effort to stop the expansion of a massive open…
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Global coal demand and carbon emissions likely peaked in 2019, BNEF report finds

  • October 28, 2020
Renewable energy and battery storage are expected to draw at least $11 trillion of investment over the next 30 years,…
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Trump’s EPA just rolled back another Obama-era environmental protection. This time it’s toxic coal ash regulations.

  • October 19, 2020
The Trump administration issued a final rule Friday allowing coal plant operators to keep coal ash storage ponds in operation…
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Oregon’s last coal plant shuts down for good as wind power progresses in Virginia

  • October 16, 2020
Two developments on opposite coasts of the continental U.S. signal the country’s continued transition away from fossil fuels toward clean…
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Solar is ‘the new king of the world’s electricity markets,’ deposing coal, IEA says

  • October 14, 2020
The International Energy Agency’s annual report, published Tuesday, included for the first time a model for how the world can…
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Coal continues its unstoppable decline in face of clean energy boost

  • October 1, 2020
A bevy of news this week illustrates the degree to which the nationwide transition to clean energy and away from…
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5 years after GE buys a $10Bn coal business, the giant announces plans to say goodbye to the dirty fossil fuel

  • September 22, 2020
General Electric will stop building coal-fired power plants as it increases its focus on renewable energy, the company announced Monday.…
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