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States Sue on Behalf of Big Coal to Stop the Clean Power Plan

Coal companies, which pollute our environment and destroy our mountains without paying the true costs of their impact on our planet, want to…
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What to Do with Tons of Coal Ash? Vitrify Some of It, Sell the Rest

Every large coal plant is leaving behind millions of tons of ash that needs to be safely contained lest it leach into nearby…
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Interface Dives In For New Belgium Brewing

A group of Interface employees are pictured on the company’s blog site in bathing suits in the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta holding carpet…
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Air Pollution in China is Killing More Than a Million People a Year

Air pollution levels in China have reached catastrophic proportions. According to research newly published by Berkeley Earth, air pollution kills more than 4,000…
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The Decline and Fall of the Coal Empire

The transition from woodcutting to coal mining as the main source of heat was part of an early British economic revolution. But all…
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Not So Profitable: Who Lost Over $5 Billion On Fossil Fuels?

California's largest public pension funds have lost over $5 billion on fossil fuel investments in the past fiscal year, according to a report…
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Unlikely Allies: How the U.S.-Iran Deal Could Strengthen the Divestment Campaign

The U.S.-Iran deal may offer a surprising boost to the international divestment campaign, a growing social movement that seeks to persuade investors to…
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Coming Soon: The End of Coal

Thanks to a concerted campaign by environmentalists and huge progress in renewables, coal is (finally) on the way out.
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Will China’s Environmental Cleanup Catch Up With Its Economic Development?

China’s green energy program is one of the largest, and most underreported, in the world. However, economic development is also a priority to…
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Are Your Investment Advisor’s Fees Going to Coal Mining?

Many of those big investment firms offering you free golf balls and “unbiased” advice are also lending millions, if not billions, to the…
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Norway’s Huge Coal Divestment: From Climate Hero to Greenwash and Back Again

Norway's huge coal divestment announcement attracted accolades, but a look behind the statistics shows a careful balance between progress and greenwash.
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French Insurer Axa Divesting From Dirty Coal

The divestment movement just gained a big victory. The French insurer, Axa, one of the largest insurance companies on the planet, announced that…
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Church of England Announces Divestment from Coal and Tar Sands

The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion…
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Obama Administration to Curb Coal Mining on Federal Land

Remember the federal land being leased to coal mining companies for next to nothing? Interior Secretary Sally Jewell finally spoke out against the…
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JPMorgan Analyst: ‘2014 a Historic Year for Investment in Renewables’

Energy Finance 2015, a four-day training program for environmental advocates and attorneys, convened last week at the NYU School of Law. On day…
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