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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 ...

Narco-terror bank HSBC: Pushing "decarbonization" while financing China's coal expansion

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-07-10-narco-terror-bank-hsbc-pushing-decarbonization.html

As we reported last month, HSBC, BlackRock, and JPMorgan Chase are among the biggest financiers of Communist China’s mammoth, ongoing expansion of coal-fired plants all over the world, while at the same time pushing the Biden-Harris-AOC “net zero” agenda here that is shutting down American energy, including coal, oil, and natural gas. Not that it really matters as far as affecting the climate, but any CO2 reductions we make here in the United States will be completely canceled out ...

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 ...

Hawaii is replacing its last coal plant with a 'giant battery' — powered by oil

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-05-24-heco-replacing-its-last-coal-plant.html

The Kapolei Energy Storage Facility —basically an enormous battery—is being built to ensure a stable supply of electricity to the island of Oahu, which is preparing for the retirement of the AES coal plant—Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant—which produces 15-20 percent of the island’s electricity. ... In other words, Hawaiians will be trading one fossil fuel (coal) for another, albeit one far more expensive. "...

Hawaii is replacing its last coal plant with a 'giant battery' — powered by oil

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-05-22-hawaii-replacing-last-coal-plant-giant-battery.html

The Kapolei Energy Storage Facility —basically an enormous battery—is being built to ensure a stable supply of electricity to the island of Oahu, which is preparing for the retirement of the AES coal plant—Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant—which produces 15-20 percent of the island’s electricity. ... In other words, Hawaiians will be trading one fossil fuel (coal) for another, albeit one far more expensive. "...

Form Energy CEO claims iron-air battery can "fully retire thermal assets like coal and natural gas"

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-07-27-ironair-battery-can-retire-coal-natural-gas.html

“It’s the kind of battery you need to fully retire thermal assets like coal and natural gas,” said the company’s co-founder and CEO Mateo Jaramillo, who developed Tesla Inc.’s Powerwall battery and worked on some of its earliest automotive powertrains. ... Others are focusing on carbon-capture technology to make gas- and coal-fired power plants emission-free, which would reduce the need for storing energy. "...

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. "...

China built the equivalent of more than one large coal plant every week in 2020

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-06-02-china-built-38-4gw-new-coal-capacity-2020.html

In addition, it has 247 GW of coal power projects under development – a 21 percent increase from 2019 and nearly six times Germany’s entire coal-fired capacity. ... The state’s coal plants also employ thousands of residents and compensate coal miners an average of $82,000 before benefits. "...

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 ...

China's manufacturing and industrial hubs hit by power shortages

https://www.naturalnews.com/2021-07-26-power-shortages-hit-china-manufacturing-industrial-hubs.html

That projection came in the wake of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement during the global climate summit in April that China will strictly control coal-fired power generation and limit the increase in coal consumption during the latest phase of its five-year economic plan. ... But the commission also suggested more financial aid for coal producers and that coal-fired power plants alleviate immediate needs, an implied acknowledgment by the central government ...