Fossil Fuels

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday ruled against India over its national solar energy program in a case brought by the U.S. government, sparking outrage from labor and environmental advocates. As power demands grow in India, the country's government put forth a plan to create 100,000 megawatts of energy from solar cells and modules,...
Derrick O'Keefe, Ricochet
An open letter was released today by 20 groups in New Brunswick opposed to...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Coal loaders at the Newcastle, Australia port. (Photo: OZinOH/cc/flickr)
Newcastle, Australia—home to the world's largest coal export port—on Tuesday...

Further

The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...