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Shifting Subsidies to Renewable Energy Instead of Propping Up Fossil Fuel Giants Would Prompt 'Clean Energy Revolution', Study Shows
"What we are doing is using taxpayers' money to boost hurricanes, to spread droughts, to melt glaciers, to bleach corals. In one word: to destroy the world."
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A family wading through the salty sea water that flooded their village in Eita, Kiribati, on September 30, 2015. News
In 'Visionary' Document, Small Island Nations Declare 'Climate Crisis' in Pacific
Declaration includes demand for end to fossil fuel development and for nations most responsible for crisis to "urgently change direction."
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Berkeley, California Makes 'Incredible Leap' Away From Fossil Fuels With Natural Gas Ban in New Buildings
"Many cities would be satisfied or content to just declare a climate emergency. This is what acting on it looks like."
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"He Might've Stayed a Minute": Coal Miners With Black Lung Slam McConnell for Brushing Them Off in Healthcare Meeting
"It was a worthless trip, that's the way I feel," said one of the 120 coal miners who traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Republican leader
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Insurance Giant Ditching Coal Industry Called 'Major Step Forward'—Especially If Others Follow
"It's the first shoe to drop but won't be the last. All eyes are now on the other big US insurers."
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Activists run towards the Garzweiler open-cast mine. The protests for more climate protection in the Rhineland continue. (Photo: David Young/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
'We Are Unstoppable, Another World Is Possible!': Hundreds Storm Police Lines to Shut Down Massive Coal Mine in Germany
"This is not only about coal power," said one Ende Gelände spokesperson. "This is about changing a destructive system that is based on the quest for infinite economic growth and exploitation. We are fighting for a future in which people count more than profits."
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Activists with Ende Gelände march to stage a blockade of the German Garzweiler surface mine on June 21, 2019. News
Because 'Another World Is Possible,' Tens of Thousands of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations in Germany
With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action
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Chorus of Outrage as Trump Admin. Throws Climate, Public Health Under Bus by Killing Obama-Era Clean Power Plan
"This is an immoral and an illegal attack on clean air, clean energy, and the health of the public."
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In Ruling on Coal Mining, Federal Judge Issues Latest Rebuke of Trump's Attack on Public Lands
About 40 federal rulings have now blocked the president from rolling back environmental and public health regulations
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'Simple Laws of Economics' Doom Remaining US Coal Plants as Solar and Wind Are Now Cheaper for American Households
"America has officially entered the 'coal cost crossover.'"
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