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Can Texas Ditch Coal? Easily, Study Says, With Wind and Solar

"Cleaning up the energy that we use to power society is one of the most important things we need to do."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Major Step Forward': AIG to Stop Insuring Coal, Tar Sands, and Arctic Drilling

"Organizing works," said one advocacy group. "Now, all insurers must stop supporting fossil fuel expansion."

Kenny Stancil ·


'A Wake-Up Call to Act Now': Koalas Declared Endangered in Eastern Australia

One campaigner warned that "if we don't address the root cause of their decline, which is habitat loss and climate change, we're just plugging holes in a sinking ship."

Brett Wilkins ·


Manchin Internationally Reviled Over Climate Obstruction

"What the Americans do or don't do on climate will impact the world and it's incredible that this one coal lobbyist is holding things up."

Julia Conley ·


Air and Water Under Threat as SCOTUS Targets Environmental Laws

"It seems like we have a new conservative supermajority on the court that is much more inclined to do a slash-and-burn expedition through our major environmental laws."

Julia Conley ·


'Appalling': Outrage as Biden Prolongs Trump Coal Policy

"Coal is killing our climate, yet the Biden administration is defending it" in federal court, one environmental advocate lamented.

Kenny Stancil ·


Sanders Leads Call for BlackRock to Side With Striking Coal Miners

The Vermont senator and two colleagues urged BlackRock—the largest shareholder in Warrior Met Coal—to publicly demand "an immediate and fair settlement" with striking workers.

Jake Johnson ·


Despite Climate Imperative, 94% of Analyzed Coal Companies Have No Phaseout Plan

Advocacy group calls on major banks and investors to pull the plug on a planet-wrecking industry that shows no urgency to curb its destruction.

Jessica Corbett ·


Coal Miners Union Rebukes Manchin for Effort to Kill Build Back Better

"Manchin has lost the coal miners with this latest betrayal," said one labor reporter.

Julia Conley ·


Warren, Sanders, and Baldwin: Investors 'Made Off Like Bandits' at Expense of Striking Alabama Miners

Writing to the CEOs of two private equity firms, the senators decried the "blatant mistreatment" of miners, including forced 12-hour shifts and seven-day workweeks.

Brett Wilkins ·

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