Coal

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"There is evidence that the amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere is increasing rapidly as a result of the combustion of fossil fuels," coal researcher James R. Garvey wrote in 1966.
"It wasn't just big oil that knew about climate change decades ago."
Common Dreams staff
US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands during a visit to Pratt Industries plant opening in Wapakoneta, Ohio on September 22, 2019
“A new breed of radical activism is on the march. Apocalyptic in tone," said...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
toxic coal ash
"This latest rollback would lead directly to more water contamination, more...

Further

You thought Keystone was bad? If approved, Keystone will emit about 24.3 million tons of greenhouse gases, or 1.2 billion over its 50-year life. If approved, two mega coalmines in Australia will emit triple that, or 3.7 billion tons. In honor of that appalling figure and an upcoming National Day of Divestment, action groups have released a great video announcing the coal industry's new Fuck You policy, a "philosophy where we are able straddle the dichotomy between what we know is true and how...