Posts Tagged: coal
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
With a thriving off-grid solar market and hundreds of millions of people waiting for electricity, the continent offers huge potential for renewables.
Ahead of global climate talks, activists in Kenya successfully blocked a Chinese-backed coal plant at a world heritage site.
For a planet-wide climate crisis, solutions must also span the planet.
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
Artists uncover the true costs of coal.