By Joe Romm on April 16, 2014
A new report documents China's response to the almost unimaginable life-shortening air pollution caused by its rapid growth in coal use.
By Tom Kenworthy on April 16, 2014
Though the rules that cover large electric power plants will mean a $9.6 billion per year hit to the economy, the economic benefits total as much as $90 billion a year.
By Jeff Spross on April 14, 2014
Coal and natural gas use have risen in response to a plunge in nuclear generation after the Fukushima disaster. And Japan's new energy plan shows no desire to reverse that trend.
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By Joanna M. Foster on April 10, 2014
West Virginia's eight black lung clinics may take a 40 percent cut in funding despite a recent resurgence in the disease.
By Jeff Spross on April 10, 2014
The meetings included officials from a number of states -- Kentucky and West Virginia among them -- along with trade associations, environmental groups, and major companies.
By Tom Kenworthy on April 4, 2014
In the battle over proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest, Goliath is begging for reinforcements.
By Jeff Spross on April 4, 2014
The move is part of China's plan to shutter low-quality coal mines, while consolidating and capping the industry's overall production.
By Joe Romm on April 2, 2014
Wyoming media reports the Department of Energy is reconsidering the loan guarantee application for a stalled coal to liquids project. Worst. Idea. Ever. By. Far. Seriously.
By Joanna M. Foster on March 28, 2014
The construction project will employ 400 people and, when completed in 2015, will generate 250 megawatts or enough energy to power 93,000 homes in Los Angeles.
By Jeff Spross on March 26, 2014
Only 3 out of 74 Chinese cities fully complied with pollution standards in 2013, and the country's capital saw pollution 10 times the safety level yesterday.