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When the coal layoffs trickle down

Apr 11, 2014
Coal communities in eastern Kentucky have been reeling from the effects of a relentless wave of mining layoffs.
Posted In: coal, layoffs, coal mining
Miner's strike

An English village, 30 years after its mine closed

Apr 8, 2014
Brampton lost its coal mine 30 years ago, despite a year-long miner's strike. What's there now?
Posted In: coal, Britain
Laid-off miners Jeff Combs and Ryan Trent in Hazard, Kentucky.

Coal country starts to ask 'What's after coal?'

Apr 7, 2014
In eastern Kentucky, coal mines are closing, putting thousands out of work.
Posted In: coal, Appalachian Trail
Coal mining

In Kentucky, who's to blame for coal's decline?

Apr 7, 2014
The main problem is that Kentucky coal is played out and expensive to mine.
Posted In: coal, Eastern Kentucky

Filling up the landfill, one coffee pod at a time

Apr 1, 2014
Single-serve coffee makers like the Keurig machine are wasteful.
Posted In: coffee, Keurig, K-Cups

Why adapting to climate change is so difficult

Mar 31, 2014
The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the barriers to investing in "adaptation"?
Posted In: global climate change, U.N., adaptation

25 years after the Exxon Valdez crisis, we've learned...?

Mar 24, 2014
It was a dramatic disaster to call attention to environmental risks, and 25 years later it stands out as an stark reminder of continuing environmental risks.
Posted In: Exxon, oil spill

How much climate change will cost Exxon

Mar 21, 2014
Exxon the first big energy company to respond to shareholders’ concerns about the cost of climate change.
Posted In: Exxon, climate change

Frowny faces help conserve water

Mar 18, 2014
Peer pressure works in getting people to use less water
Posted In: water, conservation

BP signs deal to get back in the game

Mar 14, 2014
By signing a new deal with the EPA, BP agrees to more oversight
Posted In: BP, Oil, land, Environment

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