U.S. Coal Exports Fuel Global Climate Change and Undermine Obama’s Climate Plan
Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rule: it serves as a major endorsement of continued coal production and export to overseas markets.
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Decimates Fish Populations in Appalachia
A study from researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published this month provides strong new evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia is devastating downstream fish populations.
Watch a Greenpeace Activist Confront a Coal Lobbyist as He Fails to Catch a Cab
So, a Greenpeace activist and researcher approaches a coal industry lobbyist in an elevator and follows him out to the street during the hunt for a cab on a busy Washington D.C. street. What could possibly go wrong?
Mitch McConnell’s Pro-Coal Response Bill to Obama’s Carbon Plan Struck Down
McConnell’s measure would have blocked the regulations within Obama’s proposal. It would have also provided the Senate minority leader a key piece of legislation for his November re-election bid, enabling him to discuss all the jobs he saved for his coal-reliant state.