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Playing Host to Climate Conference, Poland Promotes Coal

KATOWICE — As thousands of environmental experts from around the world arrived for a conference on climate change, hoping to find a way to stem the damage caused by burning fossil fuels, their Polish hosts arranged for a band to greet [...]

Rick Perry’s coal rescue runs aground at White House

Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposals — which would also keep aging nuclear power plants operating — have riled up the oil and gas industry. | Cliff Owen/AP Photo Energy & Environment The White House has shelved the plan [...]

South Korean Companies Accused of Illegally Importing Coal From North

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A South Korean agency said three companies violated sanctions by bringing more than 30,000 tons of North Korean coal into the South, falsely identifying it as Russian. Source: NYT > World
Trump Will Order Americans To Burn More Coal, To Whip The Kaiser!
Help save food: No more onions on your belts! Donald Trump promised he was going to bring coal back, and by God he’s going to bring coal back — even if nobody wants coal (and nobody does). Today he ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to [...]
Poll: Coal baron Blankenship fading in W.Va. Senate primary
WHEELING, W.Va. — A new poll out Monday evening shows recently imprisoned coal baron and Senate hopeful Don Blankenship fading in the Republican primary, amid an avalanche of establishment attacks aimed at stopping him from winning the nomination. With [...]
GOP launches secret group to attack West Virginia coal baron
The Republican establishment has launched an emergency intervention in the West Virginia Senate primary aimed at stopping recently imprisoned coal baron Don Blankenship from winning the party’s nomination. Late last week, a newly-formed [...]
In China’s Coal Country, a Ban Brings Blue Skies, Cold Homes
Many coal stoves were removed before new furnaces were installed, leaving tens of thousands of people shivering without heat when winter’s first cold snap arrived earlier than normal. Then, with so many districts switching to natural [...]
Donald Trump Will Have To Find Another Crazy Coal Hugger For Top Environmental Job
Oceans? What do oceans have to do with coal? In what might be a slight speed bump in the Trump administration’s plans to have all American schoolchildren getting a daily serving of beautiful clean coal in their school lunches, the White House [...]

Trump Appointees Accidentally Fuck Over Coal Companies In Name Of Free Market. WHOOPS!

The smart glasses failed again. Energy Secretary Rick Perry had a great idea to help bring back the coal industry: a plan that would subsidize power generation stations that stored 90 days of fuel on-site, to prevent disruptions in the power [...]
Jailbird Coal CEO Don Blankenship Running For Senate Because Dead Miners Can’t Vote
Don Blankenship at a — get this — Labor Day event. Former coal baron Don Blankenship, who recently finished a federal prison sentence for his role in a 2010 mine explosion, filed Tuesday to run for the US Senate in West Virginia, because [...]