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October 22, 2019: Former prisoner Don Blakenship, who was CEO of Massey Energy company when a 2010 explosion claimed the lives of 29 miners, is seeking the presidential nomination of the far-right Constitution Party. Blankenship previously mounted an unsuccessful campaign for a West Virginia senate seat.
October 22, 2019: China, the world's top coal buyer, is on track to boost imports of the fuel by more than 10% this year, traders and analysts said on Tuesday, countering earlier expectations that shipments would be capped by Beijing at the same level as 2018.
October 21, 2019: Industrial stocks could help boost the stock market in the year ahead, and they're worth investors' attention, says Dave Nadig, managing director at
October 18, 2019: Social entrepreneurs intent on closing the skills gap should focus more resources on business model, value proposition to candidates, and selection technology than on curriculum. It may seem like an unnecessarily long and winding road. But it’s the surest path from coal to code.
October 17, 2019: The amount of coal being produced per U.S. miner is at the lowest level in eight years.
October 16, 2019: Norfolk Southern , Union Pacific, and CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) have seen declines in coal freight revenue over the last few years. This can be attributed to lower volume shipped, as the U.S. coal production itself has been on a decline. However, higher average selling prices, aided by...
October 10, 2019: Countries are trying to wind down coal production. While this will help in the battle against climate change, the communities that have specialized in coal mining may see their local job market decline or be eliminated.
October 10, 2019: President Donald Trump's mission to revive America's coal industry is failing.
October 10, 2019: Coal is losing ground in the U.S. energy markets despite attempts from President Trump to boost the struggling industry. The latest forecast from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released Tuesday, shows coal production is expected to...
October 10, 2019: The war on coal narrative has been in reality a politically convenient creation of a president, and Republican party, that has catered to fossil fuel interests.
October 9, 2019: The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, explains how these firms have continued to expand...
October 8, 2019: In the past five years, coal output is down 27%, triggering a wave of bankruptcies. No state has suffered more than Wyoming, the nation's largest coal producer, accounting for 40% of the nation's output.
October 1, 2019: Coal is still a dominant fuel in the rapidly growing economies of Southeast Asia, data from several recent reports show.
September 30, 2019: Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell their properties to the energy company RWE, and to mount a legal challenge against any attempt to oust them from their ...
September 29, 2019: The protest comes on the heels of U.N. Climate Action Summit.
September 29, 2019: What does it mean for us that birds are dying? And what can we do about it?
September 26, 2019: New environment minister has raised hopes that hi-tech Japan could start to improve its green credentials - but first he wants to eat a lot of steak
September 24, 2019: Despite efforts to revive the coal industry, climate politics and market economics have accelerated its decline.
September 24, 2019: Neil Chatterjee, America's top energy regulator, grew up in the heart of coal country. Now, he's agonizing over the collapse of the coal industry, and there's not much he can do to save it.
September 23, 2019: President Donald Trump has gutted regulations on the coal industry, falsely claimed that windmills cause cancer and installed a former coal lobbyist to lead the EPA.
September 22, 2019: Corby Robertson who moved fortune from oil to coal allowed over 0M in golf course losses by Tax Court.
September 16, 2019: The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger.
September 14, 2019: From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United States.
September 11, 2019: Decades of broken promises and shortsightedness have left coal country in the cold.
September 9, 2019: The decline of coal is giving rise to the labor movement while also helping take down the country’s major railway companies.