In a political system awash with money, it’s Big Coal vs. democracy.
Trump’s coddling can’t save the notoriously dirty industry when cleaner options and better jobs abound.
Wind and solar could create many, many more jobs than coal — especially if the government stops propping it up.
But states are moving independent of the administration to protect us from a climate catastrophe.
Trump voters wanted an end to government corruption, but his list of energy advisers are all deeply embedded in the fossil fuel industry.
America’s next secretary of commerce may be a private equity kingpin who owes his fortune to a career of manipulating American workers.
Peabody Energy filed for bankruptcy today, but its top executives will still be enjoying the millions they pocketed before the collapse of coal.
As Nevada short-circuits its solar boom, the White House gets more committed to renewable energy.
Even as governments set climate targets, they’re working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
The woes of Fossil fuel executives like former coal CEO Don Blankenship might make it easier to mobilize in the fight against climate change.
Runaway CEO pay at the 30 largest U.S. public fossil fuel corporations rewards short-term actions, with disastrous results for the world’s climate.
Fossil fuel executives have gained financial security while leaving everyone else behind.
Everyone, including pension fund managers, must dump their holdings in the bedeviled industry.
The coal economy amounts to a major stumbling block for Appalachia, home to some of America’s poorest communities.
Coal-burning power plants that capture carbon aren’t worth the expense.