Now Even Republicans Are Being Accused of Waging a War on Coal
August 18, 2014
The upside-down politics of Kentucky's Senate race.
Even miners want more government oversight, not less.
People Are Literally Praying For Coal
July 30, 2014
The coal industry is not what it used to be, but that's okay.
These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong.
Congress Can't Stop Obama's Coal Regulations at Home, So It's Helping Dirty Plants Abroad
July 07, 2014
Two bills before Congress would reinforce America's role as one of the world's biggest public financers of coal.
The last one didn't work out so great. But the EPA's new rule on carbon has conservatives threatening it again.
Republicans Had Months to Prepare for War Over Obama's Climate Plan, and This Is the Best They Could Do?
June 03, 2014
On both politics and policy, their arguments don't stand up.
The coal industry is in decline, and so is its voting power.
Advocates of a federal push to cut U.S. emissions have claimed it would prod developing countries to do even more. Now comes the test.
They say it's a big deal in the fight against global warming—substantively and symbolically—even if there's a lot more to do.