Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

World / Science & Health Jun 20, 2019

Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieve

Amid scientists' increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants in a move it predicted would revitalize America's sagging coal industry. As miners in hard hats and coal-country lawmakers ...

Fuel subsidies defy green trend amid rising climate alarm

Environment May 24, 2019

Fuel subsidies defy green trend amid rising climate alarm

Even as warnings of climate catastrophe and calls for greener economies grow ever louder, the world is still spending hundreds of billions of dollars every year to subsidise the fossil fuels that are causing the planet to overheat. With mankind's plan to avert runaway global ...