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U.S. coal shipping hits 35-year low despite administration promise to "make coal great again"

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-18-us-coal-shipping-hits-35-year-low.html

U.S. coal shipping hits 35-year low despite administration promise to “make coal great again” Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by: Ethan Huff coal miners , coal shipping , Collapse , decline , Donald Trump , economics , economy , electricity , energy , power grid , Trump - (Natural News ) All along the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump reassured residents of West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and other coal states that he would be bringing back this ...

Bitcoin is powered by COAL: Massive electricity usage to mine Bitcoins runs mostly on coal and pollutes the world with mercury and smog

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-30-bitcoin-is-powered-by-coal-massive-electricity-usage-to-mine-bitcoins-runs-mostly-on-coal-and-pollutes-the-world-with-mercury-and-smog.html

Bitcoin is powered by COAL: Massive electricity usage to mine Bitcoins runs mostly on coal and pollutes the world with mercury and smog Thursday, November 30, 2017 by: Ethan Huff bitcoin , Bitcoin mining , coal , cryptocurrency , electricity , electricity usage , energy , Heavy metals , mercury , mining , pollution , smog - (Natural News ) Because they exist fictitiously somewhere out there in cyberspace, digital cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin might seem like more eco-friendly ...

Coal emissions blanket China with pollution

https://www.naturalnews.com/021386_emissions_coal.html

China is enjoying dynamic growth of late, but the coal-fired economic boom has severe environmental consequences, including massive toxic clouds visible even from space. ... The city sits almost directly in the middle of the nation's coal belt in Shanxi province, which by itself produces more coal than all of Britain, Russia and Germany combined. "...

Coal-hating liberals don't seem to understand that coal is needed to make STEEL, and without steel, modern society can't function at all

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-26-coal-hating-liberals-dont-seem-to-understand-that-coal-is-needed-to-make-steel-and-without-steel-modern-society-cant-function-at-all.html

Coal-hating liberals don’t seem to understand that coal is needed to make STEEL, and without steel, modern society can’t function at all Monday, June 26, 2017 by: Ethan Huff coal , energy , steel - (Natural News ) The modern-day meme about coal is that it’s just a filthy fossil fuel with no redeeming value beyond pollution for profit. ... “Global steel production is dependent on coal,” says the World Coal Association . “70 percent of the steel ...

Facebook's green data center powered by dirty coal

https://www.naturalnews.com/028868_facebook_green_power.html

Facebook's green data center powered by dirty coal Wednesday, May 26, 2010 by: Ethan A. ... Coal mining operations are also destructive to the land and environment around them, especially if not properly remediated. "...

Pressure builds against mountaintop removal coal mining

https://www.naturalnews.com/028810_coal_mining_mountaintop.html

The Obama Administration is coming under increasing fire for failing to take a strong stance against the destructive form of coal mining known as mountaintop removal. In mountaintop removal, miners use dynamite and earth movers to blow up entire mountain peaks in order to remove the coal beneath. "...

World Must Stop Burning Coal to Save Climate

https://www.naturalnews.com/026939_coal_fuel_carbon.html

The only way to avoid catastrophic climate change is to stop burning coal entirely, leaving a full three-quarters of the planet's fossil fuel reserves untouched, according to two studies published in the journal Nature. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Coal at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on coal Michigan approves law to spread toxic, mercury-contaminated coal ash across the state Duke Energy required to ...

Long-term cooking with charcoal or coal linked to an increased risk of death

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-26-cooking-with-charcoal-linked-to-increased-risk-of-death.html

Long-term cooking with charcoal or coal linked to an increased risk of death Monday, November 26, 2018 by: Michelle Simmons badfood , badhealth , badpollution , carcinogens , cardiovascular death , cardiovascular disease , Charcoal , coal , cooking , household air pollution , indoor air pollution , solid fuels , wood - (Natural News ) People who use solid fuels for cooking, such as coal, wood, or charcoal, may have an increased chance of dying from cardiovascular disease ...

Israel announces plan to stop using coal, gasoline, and diesel by 2030

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-21-israel-announces-plan-to-stop-using-coal-gasoline-diesel-by-2030.html

Israel announces plan to stop using coal, gasoline, and diesel by 2030 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by: David Williams carbon dioxide , coal plants , electricity , energy , fossil fuels , Israel , Leviathan , Middle East , natural gas , pollution , renewable energy - (Natural News ) The United States is far from the only country that is going all-in on renewable energy sources in the next few years. ... Just a few years ago, in 2014, half of all the electricity produced in Israel ...

EPA blamed for declining coal industry... proposes even more regulations

https://www.naturalnews.com/055719_epa_regulations_coal_industry.html

There is just no arguing the fact that President Barack Obama wants to destroy the coal industry. "...

Why is Obama concerned about mercury in coal power plants but not in vaccines?

https://www.naturalnews.com/045627_mercury_vaccines_coal_power_plants.html

The Obama administration's war on carbon is advancing the battle lines to coal production, with a new proposal by the U.S. "...

Research Shows Coal Burning Responsible For Arctic's Heavy Metal Pollution

https://www.naturalnews.com/025853_research_coal_europe.html

The heavy metals polluting the Arctic have primarily come from the burning of coal in North America and Western Europe, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nev., and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ... Their diets also contain high concentrations of mercury, also emitted during the burning of coal. "...

Old coal mine sees new life as a fuel cell plant

https://www.naturalnews.com/013270_fuel_cells_cell_power_plant.html

Old coal mine sees new life as a fuel cell plant Monday, November 03, 2003 by Mike Adams , the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...) ... Methane gas, of course, is the gas responsible for coal mine explosions. Harness that power, however, and you can make electricity. "...

Shocking: Groundwater in nearly HALF of U.S. states are contaminated with coal ash

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-07-09-groundwater-in-nearly-half-of-states-contaminated-with-coal-ash.html

Shocking: Groundwater in nearly HALF of U.S. states are contaminated with coal ash Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by: Edsel Cook badpollution , clean water , coal ash , coal power plants , contaminated water , EPA , groundwater , Heavy metals , power grid , power plants , power utilities , toxic chemicals , toxic water , toxins , Water contamination , water health , water pollution - (Natural News ) Power utilities reported finding dangerous concentrations of coal ash ...

Coal plants in Pennsylvania are dumping toxic pollution in rivers under expired permits

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-18-coal-plants-in-pennsylvania-dump-toxic-pollution-in-rivers.html

Coal plants in Pennsylvania are dumping toxic pollution in rivers under expired permits Thursday, October 18, 2018 by: Edsel Cook clean water , coal ash , coal plants , coal-fired power plant , environment , Heavy metals , ozone pollution , pollution control , smog , Sulfuric acid , toxic water , water pollution - (Natural News ) Pennsylvania is defined by its winding rivers and lovely lakes. ... Other noxious waste products from coal-fired operations ...

China plans to finance and build thousands of coal-fired power plants worldwide

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-25-china-plans-to-build-thousands-of-coal-fired-power-plants-worldwide.html

China plans to finance and build thousands of coal-fired power plants worldwide Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by: David Williams badclimate , badpollution , China , coal , coal dependency , Coal Industry , coal plants , coal power , coal power stations , coal-fired power , energy policy , fossil fuels , power , renewable energy , renewables , Urgewald - (Natural News ) China has big plans concerning renewable energy in the future....

Britain celebrates first "coal-free day" since beginning of the Industrial Revolution

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-04-24-britain-celebrates-first-coal-free-day-since-beginning-of-the-industrial-revolution.html

Britain celebrates first “coal-free day” since beginning of the Industrial Revolution Monday, April 24, 2017 by: JD Heyes Britain , clean air , coal-fired plants , coal-free day , energy , environment - (Natural News ) When America’s greatest inventor, Thomas A. ... Officials with the National Grid said it signified things to come, as coal-free days became more and more common while the country worked to eliminate coal-fired plants altogether. "...

Mercury poisoning from Michigan's coal plants threatens people, fish and wildlife

https://www.naturalnews.com/054516_michigan_mercury_pollution_coal_plants.html

Mercury poisoning from Michigan's coal plants threatens people, fish and wildlife Thursday, June 30, 2016 by: Isabelle Z. ... It is believed that more than 50 percent of the mercury that is deposited in Michigan can be traced to emissions from coal plants. "...

Unprecedented number of US coal-fired power stations to be shut down in 2012

https://www.naturalnews.com/036672_coal-fired_power_plants_shut_down_epa.html

The Obama Administration continues to move forward with plans to completely shut down the American coal industry, as a record 57 coal-fired power stations are slated for shutdown in 2012. "...

Nanosolar Price Barrier Breakthrough Makes Solar Electricity Cheaper Than Coal

https://www.naturalnews.com/023389_solar_panels_nanotechnology.html

A new combination of nano and solar technology has made it possible for solar electric generation to be cheaper than burning coal. ... Traditional PV cells cost approximately $3 per watt, while burning coal costs about $1 per watt. "...