NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 14:32, 2019-11-08

Montenegro's EPCG picks Chinese-led consortium for coal plant clean-up

Montenegro's EPCG has picked a consortium led by China's Dongfang Electric International Corporation to reduce emissions from the utility's sole coal...

Montenegro's EPCG picks Chinese-led consortium for coal plant clean-up

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A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California...
21:48, 2019-06-26

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway....
21:48, 2019-06-26

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power...
13:36, 2019-08-01

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon e...
06:08, 2019-06-19

German utilities firm RWE to close its last UK coal plant in 2020 Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesThe German utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the co...
22:24, 2019-08-01

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has be...
08:52, 2019-07-11

Kenya tribunal stops building of coal plant in heritage site NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan tribunal has blocked the construction of a government-backed coal power plant in Lamu County, which hosts a UNESCO wor...
17:16, 2019-06-26

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signat...
21:24, 2019-06-19

Germany to start closing first hard coal plant in 2020: draft law The German government plans to shut down the first hard coal power plant in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed....
16:20, 2019-09-05

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply ...
12:20, 2019-08-14

Daily on Energy: The EPA’s curious response to massive coal plant closure Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:12, 2019-07-19

Montenegro scraps plan for new coal power plant on environment worries Montenegro has scrapped plans to add a 254 megawatt (MW) unit at the Pljevlja coal-fired power plant, becoming the first Western Balkan nation to tak...
17:56, 2019-09-19

Germany will not force hard coal plant closures before 2026: draft law The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet ne...
14:36, 2019-11-12

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must su...
17:44, 2019-06-26

RWE denies study flagging 1 billion euro coal plant losses in 2019 RWE denied on Thursday a report saying the German power firm would face nearly 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) of losses related to its coal-fired pow...
12:56, 2019-10-24

No forced hard coal power plant closures before 2026: German draft law The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet ne...
11:44, 2019-11-12

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging t...
18:44, 2019-06-19

Fight the power: why climate activists are suing Europe’s biggest coal plant Future of Poland’s Bełchatów power station under scrutiny as grassroots groups and NGOs take radical actionIt is Europe’s biggest coal plant, with an...
12:08, 2019-09-26

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is final...
17:48, 2019-06-19

Daily on Energy: EPA walking back two Obama rules on coal plant toxic waste Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:20, 2019-11-04

LaFarge Brookfield cement plant burns scrap tires to reduce emissions and give up coal The LaFarge Brookfield cement plant began burning 20 tonnes of scrap tires a day this summer to fuel its cement-making operations while moving away f...
00:16, 2019-09-19

Angus Taylor will not rule out taxpayers paying to replace or extend Liddell coal plant’s life Energy minister leaves all options open for taskforce studying Liddell closure Angus Taylor has announced a taskforce to study the expected closure o...
03:04, 2019-08-09

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution: advisory group South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March in a bid to tackle pol...
05:12, 2019-09-30

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:48, 2019-08-14

John Oliver Picks a New Fight With Coal Boss He Called ‘a Geriatric Dr. Evil’ on Last Week Tonight On the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver wants to have a word about lawsuits. You know, lawsuits, “the reason that the sentence ...
13:36, 2019-11-11

Burger King picks Unilever to make plant-based Whoppers in Europe Burger King on Monday rolled out a meat-free version of its Whopper burger in 25 European countries, using patties made by Unilever Plc to strengthen...
01:28, 2019-11-12

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying t...
08:52, 2019-05-20

Nearly 70 Activists Arrested Attempting to Steal Coal From One of New England's Biggest Coal Plants In late August, nine activists walked into the Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire. They didn’t seek approval or go through any security to enter...
20:56, 2019-09-29

Arm unveils consortium for autonomous vehicle computing Dipti Vachani, senior vice president of automotive and embedded at Arm, announced the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium.Read More...
20:28, 2019-10-08

Why Arm believes a consortium is necessary to get autonomous cars to the finish line To get autonomous vehicles from prototypes to production Arm believes we need a consortium of companies to come together on standards on computing a ...
00:00, 2019-10-14

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aimin...
16:16, 2019-05-27

Ford designs a pickup truck emoji, petitions Unicode Consortium Enlarge (credit: Ford) Did you know that July 17 is World Emoji Day? No, me neither—at least not until Ford used the celebration of these 21st cent...
17:48, 2019-07-17

Facebook is leading a consortium creating a new digital currency called Libra Facebook will also create a new subsidiary, Calibra, to build a digital wallet for people to store and exchange the currency using apps....
12:20, 2019-06-18

Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security The Confidential Computing Consortium was introduced today to bring together some of the biggest tech companies in the world to better protect data i...
21:24, 2019-08-21

U.K. research consortium launching nation’s largest self-driving trial on public roads StreetWise, a collaborative research project, announced that it will soon begin the U.K.'s largest test of self-driving vehicles on public roads.Read...
01:44, 2019-10-24

Facebook founds AI Language Research Consortium to solve challenges in natural language processing Facebook's newly launched AI Language Research Consortium will seek to solve challenges in NLP, including representation learning and content underst...
22:28, 2019-08-28

Healthy plant-based diet (but not plant-based junk food) may protect kidneys (Reuters Health) - While a healthy-plant based diet is tied to a lower risk of kidney disease, people who fill their plates with starchy, sugary vege...
18:24, 2019-05-03

Ohio River set for cleanup this weekend CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Ohio River is set to get a scrubbing this weekend. The West Virginia environmental department has announced that the 31s...
11:28, 2019-06-13

Dorian cleanup efforts continue in Shediac, N.B. Many people gathered at the Shediac Bay Yacht Club Monday to watch boaters and crews try to remove pieces of the puzzle....
16:04, 2019-09-11

New York plans to sue EPA over Hudson River cleanup New York officials on Thursday said the state plans to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to do enough to clean up PCB contamin...
18:36, 2019-04-11

New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing...
21:56, 2019-08-21

US can label nuke waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. government will reclassify some of the nation’s most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level. The ...
23:24, 2019-06-05

Over $6K in cash recovered during Queens hoarder house cleanup Workers recovered $6,200 in American cash and $1,658 in Canadian currency in the South Jamaica home....
01:36, 2019-09-15

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatche...
20:36, 2019-08-19

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up th...
20:12, 2019-07-18

US to label nuclear waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup Energy department says labeling some waste as low-level at sites in Washington state, Idaho and South Carolina will save $40bnThe US government plans...
23:56, 2019-06-05

New York plans to sue EPA over GE's 'incomplete' Hudson River cleanup New York state officials said on Thursday they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allowing General Electric Co to stop cleaning...
20:28, 2019-04-11

Île Mercier bridge re-opens as residents ask for help during weekend cleanup The only bridge to the tiny island adjacent to Île Mercier had been closed for over six weeks....
02:52, 2019-06-08

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazi...
11:04, 2019-05-31

Crews to begin underground dump fire cleanup Saturday BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say an environmental engineering firm is preparing to extinguish an underground dump fire that’s been burnin...
19:56, 2019-05-17

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and f...
14:32, 2019-06-05

As flood waters in Saint John recede, the cleanup begins As water levels recede Mike Clark says he'll spend the next couple weeks cleaning up the debris from his yard and planning a more permanent solution ...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Oil leak near Moose Jaw golf course contained, cleanup efforts ongoing An oil leak near Moose Jaw's Hillcrest golf course was discovered and contained with cleanup efforts ongoing....
02:28, 2019-07-19

Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated...
12:36, 2019-05-21

US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue their decade-long effort to get the ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Fukushima owner to allow overseas staff to work on disaster cleanup Tokyo Electric Power plans to allow overseas workers coming to Japan under a new visa program to work on the cleanup of its wrecked Fukushima nuclear...
05:48, 2019-04-19

Doncaster residents pull together as post-flood cleanup begins Residents of Bentley and Fishlake hail community spirit but say they should have had more helpA week after floods hit parts of Yorkshire, two communi...
19:00, 2019-11-15

Rudy Giuliani says he’ll leave Team Trump after Russia ‘cleanup’ Rudy Giuliani, who advised President Trump during special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, said on Thursday that he will leave Te...
22:36, 2019-06-06

City of Barrie reschedules annual spring waterfront cleanup The City of Barrie rescheduled its annual spring waterfront cleanup event to Saturday, May 25, at the Centennial Park and Beach main pavilion area....
01:12, 2019-05-16

Ocean cleanup device successfully collects plastic for first time Huge floating boom finally retains debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, creator saysA huge floating device designed by Dutch scientists to cl...
11:00, 2019-10-03

Back in cleanup spot, Davis homers as Orioles top Angels 5-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis homered in his return to the cleanup spot in Baltimore’s batting order, going deep for the second time in three ga...
02:56, 2019-05-13

Volunteers pitch in as flooding cleanup effort begins in Saint John According to the city almost 75 volunteers have signed up to help dismantle sandbag fortifications and remove and any wet parts of affected homes....
22:48, 2019-05-01

Notre Dame: Lead fears prompt new cleanup rules, equipment PARIS — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public ...
00:12, 2019-08-03

Volunteer scuba divers embark on underwater cleanup expedition of the St. Lawrence The woman dubbed the Mermaid of the St-Lawrence river is back in action this weekend leading an underwater cleanup expedition called Operation Cleanu...
17:52, 2019-09-15

Western oil prices slip as Keystone pipeline leak cleanup continues Prices for Western Canadian Select oil continued to soften on Monday as TC Energy Corp. reported recovering about half the crude that leaked from its...
00:36, 2019-11-05

Cleanup continuing at Indiana’s planned Ohio River port site LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials are allowing more time for environmental cleanup of the Ohio River site that they’ve targeted for a...
02:28, 2019-06-27

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to c...
17:44, 2019-07-08

Tropical storm Humberto moves away from Bahamas, cleanup efforts resume The U.S. National Hurricane Center said it would likely become a hurricane by Sunday night, but would remain far from the Bahamas....
18:12, 2019-09-15

Bahamas brace for Tropical Storm Humberto amid hurricane cleanup More bad weather is bearing down on the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Tropical depression Humberto strengthened Friday night into a tropical storm and w...
08:40, 2019-09-14

Volunteer scuba divers embark on underwater cleanup expedition in St. Lawrence The woman dubbed the Mermaid of the St-Lawrence river is back in action this weekend leading an underwater cleanup expedition called Operation Cleanu...
00:56, 2019-09-15

Cleanup underway after Baytex Energy pipeline leak in northern Alberta Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex...
01:36, 2019-07-23

Trace amounts of enriched uranium found on campus near Department of Energy cleanup sit (WCMH/NBC News) An Ohio middle school has been shut down after trace amounts of enriched uranium were found on campus. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine rece...
07:44, 2019-05-16

Removing Fuel Rods, Japan Hits Milestone in Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup After a yearslong delay, the nuclear plant’s operator began removing radioactive fuel rods at one of three reactors that melted down after an earthqu...
07:44, 2019-04-15

Bermuda avoids major damage from Hurricane Humberto, cleanup crews get to work Cleanup crews in Bermuda were busy at work on Thursday after Hurricane Humberto grazed the island, which escaped major harm despite winds that reache...
19:56, 2019-09-19

Chinese troops join cleanup effort in Hong Kong as protesters retreat City workers, residents and even some Chinese army troops stationed in the semiautonomous territory came out to clear streets that protesters had str...
13:12, 2019-11-16

UN chief praises Japanese climate resilience, as Typhoon Hagibis cleanup begins With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in Japan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the leadership role the country...
00:56, 2019-10-14

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken...
23:36, 2019-08-22

Cleanup underway after 400,000-litre produced water leak at Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley The Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are underway after 400,000 litres of produced water leaked from an Obsidian Energy well near Drayto...
04:24, 2019-06-01

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in nort...
23:24, 2019-07-17

Using coal as a potent antioxidant According to innovative new research, quantum dots derived from coal could lessen the impact of strokes, heart attacks, and brain injuries....
15:36, 2019-05-06

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Favorite picks and picks to avoid in each round Using recent ADP data, Ben Gretch takes you through his thought process on who he is targeting and avoiding in every round of his drafts....
20:04, 2019-08-21

Week 9 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch and stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor, more The NFL is back for Week 9, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
20:12, 2019-11-02

Week 10 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch and stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor, more The NFL is back for Week 10, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
17:48, 2019-11-09

Week 6 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor, more The NFL is back for Week 6, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
17:36, 2019-10-12

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON (AP) — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid sa...
15:04, 2019-05-08

The coal mine that ate Hambacher forest Much of Germany's power is still made by burning coal. Activists have occupied a forest in protest....
03:44, 2019-07-12

‘Last Christmas’ review: It’s the coal in our stockings It’s a shame that George Michael’s final major artistic contribution to the world is the crummy movie “Last Christmas.” In its shoddy attempt to make...
17:36, 2019-11-07

Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say Fossil fuel companies respond to data revealing their responsibility for global emissionsRevealed: the 20 firms responsible for a third of all carbon...
14:04, 2019-10-09

UK in two-week coal-free record The UK has not used coal to generate electricity since 17 May, the longest period since the 1880s,...
13:08, 2019-05-31

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, whe...
19:32, 2019-05-08

Four in five EU coal plants are unprofitable — report A report by the Carbon Tracker Initiative has revealed 79% of EU coal plants are running at a high financial loss because they can't compete with che...
12:36, 2019-10-24

Four in five EU coal plants are unprofitable: research Four in five coal plants in the European Union are unprofitable and utilities could face losses of nearly 6.6 billion euros ($7.3 billion) this year,...
01:40, 2019-10-24

Week 5 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor pool play, more The NFL is back for Week 5, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
17:28, 2019-10-05

Week 4 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor pool play, more The NFL is back for Week 4, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
20:48, 2019-09-28

Week 3 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor pool play, more The NFL is back for Week 3, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
22:08, 2019-09-21

Week 2 NFL odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, stream: Expert picks against the spread, survivor pool play, more The NFL is back for Week 2, and CBSSports.com and SportsLine are breaking down every single game...
15:40, 2019-09-15

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
05:44, 2019-07-13

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic Sean Calvert is up nearly $4,400 on grass-court events and just locked in Djokovic vs. Federer picks...
18:36, 2019-07-13

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Barbora Strycova Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Thursday's semifinal matchup....
19:36, 2019-07-10

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals top picks for Serena Williams vs. Barbora Strycova Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Thursday's semifinal matchup....
06:36, 2019-07-11

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Tuesday's quarterfinal....
01:32, 2019-07-09

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
18:44, 2019-07-12

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Simona Halep vs. Elina Svitolina Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Thursday's semifinal....
21:36, 2019-07-10

Who’s Speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit? Several Champions of Coal. Countries that continue to push coal will take the podium Monday at the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
21:04, 2019-09-22

Who’s Speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit? Several Champions of Coal Countries that continue to push coal will take the podium Monday at the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
12:52, 2019-09-23

Coal’s slide to continue in US as renewables fill the gap BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. energy officials say demand for coal to generate electricity will continue to weaken in coming months despite efforts by ...
18:56, 2019-05-09

Energy secretary says US can make oil, gas, coal cleaner SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing...
18:36, 2019-05-30

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of n...
03:32, 2019-06-07

Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline Electricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low ...
08:48, 2019-07-26

Coal subsidies up by more than double in G20 countries: Report The report also says in order to avoid "dangerous climate change," G20 governments "must commit to rapidly ending their support for coal."...
02:24, 2019-06-27

How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked on Coal for Decades The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future....
11:40, 2019-08-15

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century in...
16:52, 2019-05-08

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingl...
21:48, 2019-05-10

Investors with more than $5 trillion target BHP over coal funding Investors representing A$8 trillion ($5.4 trillion) have backed a call for BHP to ditch funding for industry groups whose actions are inconsistent wi...
13:20, 2019-10-10

UK goes a week without coal but the renewables revolution is stalling The country that first started turning coal into electricity has managed without it for a week. But don't be fooled by the good news...
16:20, 2019-05-08

As Coal Fades in the U.S., Natural Gas Becomes the Climate Battleground Utilties are facing a choice: Embrace natural gas or shift more aggressively to renewable power? The decision will have a major climate impact....
11:12, 2019-06-26

E.P.A. to Roll Back Rules on Coal Toxins The Trump administration is expected today to roll back rules designed to limit emissions of heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fi...
14:48, 2019-10-31

Germany to join alliance to phase out coal In the wake of the global student climate strike, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Germany would move further in its efforts to phase out coa...
08:12, 2019-09-22

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between t...
07:44, 2019-08-12

Third-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the...
19:36, 2019-05-14

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals optimal picks for Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic Sean Calvert is up nearly $4,400 on grass-court events and just locked in Djokovic vs. Federer picks...
14:36, 2019-07-14

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, ...
06:28, 2019-06-07

Environmentalists file complaint over Kosovo's coal project Environmentalist groups on Monday filed a complaint with the European Union's energy watchdog challenging the legality of a power purchase agreement ...
15:08, 2019-05-13

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could has...
00:08, 2019-05-23

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal ...
05:48, 2019-05-31

Government under fire after approval of new coal mine in Cumbria Decision coinciding with net zero review announcement branded ‘a kick in teeth’ in the fight to address climate emergency A new coal mine in Cumbria ...
13:48, 2019-11-03

These coastal First Nations want polluting countries to ditch coal for B.C. LNG "If you're travelling in a country like China and see the air that they breathe, I mean, anything that we can do to help clean that area would make s...
18:40, 2019-10-09

Britain set for first coal-power free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set to go seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th centur...
14:16, 2019-05-08

BHP warns investors coal could be phased out 'sooner than expected' Mining giant loses its appetite for thermal coal and will turn instead to oil, copper and nickelBHP is looking to add more oil, copper and nickel res...
09:04, 2019-05-22

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government has sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies to get them to pay ab...
23:08, 2019-05-07

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) indu...
20:28, 2019-07-02

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic met...
18:20, 2019-06-13

BHP urges investors to veto resolution against coal lobbying Mining giant BHP Group Ltd urged shareholders on Thursday to vote against a resolution that would require the company to quit industry groups that lo...
12:28, 2019-09-05

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decl...
05:28, 2019-07-19

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s larges...
20:24, 2019-08-13

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas ...
20:08, 2019-06-12

Wind power surpasses coal for first time ever in Texas The winds of change are sweeping through Texas, with wind power surpassing coal for the first time in history as a primary energy source. Wind genera...
18:24, 2019-07-27

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned c...
17:36, 2019-06-19

2 big US coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations Two of the world’s largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve t...
19:20, 2019-06-19

Bevin: Return all severance tax revenue to coal counties Gov. Matt Bevin says he’ll propose returning 100% of Kentucky’s coal severance tax revenues to coal-producing counties in his next budget...
22:00, 2019-06-28

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC ...
06:32, 2019-06-05

Australia, in a Victory for Coal, Clears the Way for a Disputed Mine The final permit from regulators in Queensland came less than a month after a conservative coalition that champions coal won in national elections....
23:12, 2019-06-13

BHP's London AGM rejects call to quit 'pro-coal' associations BHP shareholders are poised to reject a motion urging the world's biggest listed miner to suspend membership of some industry bodies judged to be at ...
20:36, 2019-10-17

UK hits record 140 hours without using coal as power source Britain today continued to shed its reliance on coal as the nation approached a record six days without using the non-renewable energy source to gene...
14:24, 2019-05-07

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) A remarkable thing happened in the US in April. For the first time ever...
17:20, 2019-06-28

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity fr...
18:32, 2019-06-26

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were ...
19:36, 2019-06-23

World’s largest untapped coal reserve about to go up in smoke Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that is about to change as large mining operations get under...
12:20, 2019-10-02

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world graduall...
17:52, 2019-05-23

Adani's Australian coal mine wins further environmental approval India's Adani Enterprises has taken a step closer to the construction of a controversial thermal coal mine in Australia after winning federal governm...
16:00, 2019-04-09

The Latest: Rollback of Obama-era rule for coal-fired plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Trump administration has rol...
17:08, 2019-06-19

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power...
01:36, 2019-06-25

Coal giant owned by Trump supporter files for bankruptcy Murray Energy Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, the eighth coal company to go bankrupt within the past year....
20:32, 2019-10-29

Trump EPA plans to ease Obama-era U.S. rules on toxic coal ash The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a proposal to give coal-fired power plants more time to comply with Obama-era clean water rules that requ...
19:32, 2019-11-04

Kentucky coal miner dies from injuries suffered last week FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say a coal miner has died from injuries suffered last week at a mine in southeastern Kentucky. The state E...
20:32, 2019-05-31

Colorado utility gets $500M offer to shut coal plants GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wholesale power provider has proposed a $500 million deal for a Colorado electric utility to retire some coal assets a...
20:56, 2019-05-29

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new ca...
08:08, 2019-09-19

Coal tycoon Chris Cline and six others die in Bahamas helicopter crash Daughter and five other US citizens also killed, authorities sayDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cli...
13:44, 2019-07-06

Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, acco...
06:16, 2019-07-05

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carb...
17:32, 2019-06-15

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher...
07:24, 2019-05-22

E.P.A. to Roll Back Rules to Control Toxic Ash from Coal Plants The Trump administration is expected today to roll back rules designed to limit emissions of heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fi...
22:44, 2019-10-31

Rothschild withdraws from advising Adani on Australia coal project Rothschild & Co has decided not to advise India's Adani in the financing or development of the $4 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, Austral...
09:04, 2019-05-15

Daily on Energy: Coal communities risk fiscal collapse Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:44, 2019-07-15

Poland plans new coal mines despite EU's call for carbon neutrality Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party plans to introduce legislation that will allow the government to open new coal mines without the approval...
15:56, 2019-09-25

David Attenborough criticizes Australia on climate, coal policy British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has criticized Australia for changing its rhetoric on climate policy, saying the government's support for ...
12:28, 2019-09-24

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violati...
18:56, 2019-05-09

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to m...
13:24, 2019-10-09

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a laws...
16:40, 2019-06-10

New Zealand crews reenter coal mine 8 years after 29 killed WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Crews in New Zealand have reentered an underground coal mine for the first time since a methane explosion killed 29 wo...
05:52, 2019-05-21

Blurred lines: Trump’s UN choice and her coal magnate spouse WASHINGTON (AP) — A year and a half ago, an email went out from senior EPA officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, following up ques...
21:08, 2019-06-24

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise ...
14:08, 2019-05-28

German coal closure auctions could be costly, insufficient: study German climate protection plans involving the closure of some coal plants might cost 1.2 billion euros ($1.32 billion) by 2030 without achieving the ...
16:52, 2019-09-23

Laid off and owed pay: the Kentucky miners blocking coal trains The protest has endured for more than six weeks, gaining national attention and support from Bernie SandersHarlan county, Kentucky, earned the nickna...
08:28, 2019-09-18

Coal mine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australi...
20:36, 2019-08-12

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodi...
09:20, 2019-08-06

Centennial Coal massively increased emissions from two mines with no penalty Miner given permission due to ‘loopholes’ in safeguard mechanism, Australian Conservation Foundation saysAn Australian mining company was able to mas...
05:56, 2019-10-06

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and...
15:16, 2019-09-02

Feds announce $4.5M in grants for coal transition in Alberta, Saskatchewan The money will fund four planning, training and research programs in Alberta and five in Saskatchewan....
20:00, 2019-06-28

Chubb says it will no longer invest in or sell insurance to coal firms Insurer becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate breakdown become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the glob...
16:16, 2019-07-01

China aims to shut 8.7 GW of coal power by year-end - regulator China will aim to shut a total of 8.66 gigawatts (GW) of obsolete coal-fired power capacity by the end of this year, its energy regulator said, part ...
05:12, 2019-09-30

Murray Energy files for bankruptcy as U.S. coal decline continues Murray Energy Corp, one of the largest privately-held U.S. coal miners, whose founder is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, became the...
21:52, 2019-10-29

Hundreds of climate activists end blockade at German coal mine The protests started after European Union leaders failed to agree on how to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
16:24, 2019-06-23

Some $71 billion of Japanese coal assets at risk from cheaper renewables As much as $71 billion of Japanese coal assets could be at risk as the economic viability of plants is undermined by cheaper renewable energy, resear...
11:28, 2019-10-07

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being wa...
10:40, 2019-07-22

The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on climate protests around a coal mine in western Germany (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Hundreds of climate activists have en...
14:36, 2019-06-23

A coal-lump twist can't dampen the fleabaggy charms of Last Christmas There’s no spoiling the new Yuletide-themed rom-com Last Christmas; its script and advertising, plus the broad contours of its premise, all beat the ...
09:32, 2019-11-06

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the p...
00:48, 2019-07-10

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warn...
07:44, 2019-08-12

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $...
20:24, 2019-05-15

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince ...
05:48, 2019-07-24

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact...
06:00, 2019-08-13

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders s...
09:44, 2019-08-13

A coal-lump twist can’t dampen the fleabaggy charms of Last Christmas There’s no spoiling the new Yuletide-themed rom-com Last Christmas; its script and advertising, plus the broad contours of its premise, all beat the ...
14:44, 2019-11-06

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up...
09:28, 2019-06-18

Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis....
20:32, 2019-11-02

Factbox: U.S. coal-fired power plants scheduled to shut U.S. power companies expect to retire or convert from coal to gas over 13,800 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired plants in 2019 after shutting over 13,300 ...
21:52, 2019-10-29

E.P.A. Set to Roll Back Rules on Toxic Metals from Coal Plants The Trump administration is expected today to roll back rules designed to limit emissions of heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fi...
18:48, 2019-10-31

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain ...
19:52, 2019-05-25

Watch: Dust devil becomes 'coal-nado' in West Virginia A dust devil in West Virginia became a "coal-nado" when it swept near a surface mine and swirled coal dust through the air....
22:56, 2019-07-31

Share of coal in UK's electricity system falls to record lows Average of 0.7% of total second-quarter electricity generated came from most polluting power plantsThe share of coal in the UK’s electricity system h...
20:00, 2019-08-30

Daily on Energy: Expectations rising for another Trump effort to aid coal Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:36, 2019-10-30

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for t...
15:52, 2019-05-08

Woodhouse Colliery: First UK deep coal mine in decades to go ahead The new mine in Cumbria could create 500 jobs but protesters argue it will contribute to global warming....
01:52, 2019-11-03

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the centra...
15:28, 2019-06-13

The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reed...
23:16, 2019-09-10

The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reed...
15:40, 2019-09-11

Brilliant colours tell a tragic tale of how coal killed a forest The vibrant colours in the award-winning image Remains of the Forest capture the legacy of an ancient woodland that was destroyed to create Germany's...
10:44, 2019-10-15

One miner dead after quake at a Polish coal mine: spokesman One miner died after an earthquake in the Bielszowice coal mine in southern Poland on Thursday, a spokesman for the mine owner PGG said....
19:00, 2019-10-03

Quake in Polish coal mine injures 16 miners: Radio Zet Sixteen miners were injured after a quake in the Bielszowice coal mine in southern Poland on Thursday, with three of them in serious condition, priva...
17:32, 2019-10-03

Germany's cabinet passes draft bill on aid to coal regions The financial aid is intended to promote structural change in regions impacted by plans to exit coal by 2038....
21:24, 2019-08-28

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact ...
15:16, 2019-08-12

Labor accused of 'sucking up to coal lobby' as MPs go on the road with Minerals Council Greens say ALP voters should despair as four MPs tour Queensland mines with lobby groupLabor MPs have been accused of “sucking up to the coal lobby” ...
05:08, 2019-10-30

Estevan preparing for coal phase-out putting hundreds of jobs at risk Estevan is looking at ways to diversify its economy ahead of a wind down in coal mining and power production over the next five years....
00:44, 2019-05-29

How McConnell's coal guy is helping Trump remake federal energy policy Critics say FERC, the independent overseer of power markets and pipelines, is at risk of becoming a tool of the administration....
00:24, 2019-08-06

Polish coast guard boards Greenpeace ship in coal protest Armed Polish border guards boarded a Greenpeace ship blocking a delivery of coal in the port of Gdansk late on Monday and detained two activists, off...
18:56, 2019-09-10

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on ...
13:24, 2019-07-23

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists a...
06:56, 2019-06-19

NSW government may open two new coal fields for exploration to boost economic growth Exclusive: Berejiklian government urged to develop Hawkins-Rumker area and Wollar field near BylongThe New South Wales government is considering open...
04:16, 2019-10-10

African Development Bank decides not to fund Kenya coal project The African Development Bank (AfDB) will not fund a coal-fired power plant project in Kenya and has no plans to finance new coal plants in future, se...
12:36, 2019-11-13

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced ...
07:36, 2019-08-06

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, th...
05:04, 2019-06-21

Glencore mine could be forced to only sell coal to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced ...
05:32, 2019-08-06

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. It's a snapshot of a spe...
14:16, 2019-07-16

E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing Toxic Water Pollution From Coal Plants The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken regulations aimed at limiting the seepage of lead, arsenic and other toxic pollution into water su...
19:28, 2019-11-04

Australian state rejects Korea-led coal project on climate concerns Korea Electric Power Corp's Bylong coal project was rejected by a state commission in New South Wales on Wednesday marking a third coal project in Au...
10:44, 2019-09-18

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener ener...
19:04, 2019-05-27

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
20:36, 2019-06-22

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand ...
13:16, 2019-05-29

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central t...
15:36, 2019-07-04

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined ...
22:48, 2019-06-10

Exclusive: Mining of world's largest untapped coal reserves ramps up Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that's about to change as large mining operations get underw...
14:00, 2019-09-27

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief says in Bangkok In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary P...
17:28, 2019-11-02

Post-coal prom queen: Romania's lost lands – in pictures Ioana Cîrlig captures life in the towns of Romania that were heavily industrialised under communism, but have been left adrift after the 1989 revolut...
13:28, 2019-05-01

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk”...
06:48, 2019-08-23

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting fu...
20:20, 2019-07-01

Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020: draft law Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned p...
21:32, 2019-09-05

Coal-free spells are good, but the UK is falling short of carbon goals Despite growth in renewable energy, the UK still uses plenty of gas – and other sectors are failing to cut emissions...
13:28, 2019-04-23

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beiji...
15:40, 2019-05-06

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United N...
12:28, 2019-09-04

The End of the F***ing World review – coal-black comedy makes a killer return Two years on from its first sleeper-hit series, the dark, Thelma and Louise-style tale returns with a bleak, brilliant new chapterWhen The End of the...
15:08, 2019-11-05

China's state planner to cut number of small coal mines to less than 800 by 2021 China's state planner will ramp up closures of small coal mines to boost safety and reduce pollution, the National Development and Reform Commission ...
05:32, 2019-05-07

Insurance giant Suncorp says it will no longer cover new thermal coal projects Activists say move means there are now no Australian insurers willing to underwrite new thermal coal developmentsAustralian insurance giant Suncorp w...
06:16, 2019-07-26

E.P.A. to Roll Back Rules to Control Toxic Metals from Coal Plants The Trump administration is expected today to roll back rules designed to limit emissions of heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fi...
16:32, 2019-10-31

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standin...
16:20, 2019-06-08

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of...
08:56, 2019-08-19

Texas could get more power from wind than coal next year — a new milestone in an energy revolution REUTERS/Nick Oxford A new report predicts that wind energy will supply more power to Texas than coal in 2020. Texas already generates the most wind...
20:32, 2019-09-26

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups ...
23:28, 2019-09-03

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, ...
07:56, 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Mining of world's largest untapped coal reserves ramps-up Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that's about to change as large mining operations get underw...
12:48, 2019-09-27

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New Sou...
06:40, 2019-08-29

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a stateme...
13:44, 2019-07-02

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive mor...
11:08, 2019-06-12

BHP plans to replace coal with renewables at two huge copper mines in Chile Mining giant says contracts will cut energy prices by 20% and save 3m tonnes of carbonThe mining giant BHP has signed four renewable energy contracts...
03:04, 2019-10-22

German elections: AfD finds rich seam ​in city clinging on to coal​ Far-right party insists it is pro-women as it attacks government’s green agenda before regional pollsIn the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wal...
08:00, 2019-08-30

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages t...
06:04, 2019-05-10

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned...
21:48, 2019-06-26

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting...
00:56, 2019-05-30

Bill Wehrum, an Architect of Trump Administration’s Pro-Coal Rules, to Leave E.P.A. The official, William L. Wehrum, helped to write Trump administration rules weakening climate change protections and supporting the coal industry....
17:32, 2019-06-26

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests...
16:48, 2019-07-28

Kentucky Republicans Worried Inviting AOC to Meet with Coal Miners Might Backfire After inviting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to meet coal miners with him, a Kentucky Republican is apparently reconsidering....
22:20, 2019-04-16

David Attenborough attacks Australian PM on climate record and support for coal Natural historian denounces Scott Morrison’s policies, saying the bleached Great Barrier Reef is ‘a tragic sight’David Attenborough has criticised th...
01:04, 2019-09-24

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal ...
22:12, 2019-05-10

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point...
20:12, 2019-06-30

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following P...
14:56, 2019-07-25

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3:12pm on FridayGreat Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a fortnight ...
17:48, 2019-05-31

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing c...
14:40, 2019-06-07

Britain breaks coal-free power record over Easter weekend UK sees longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal as temperatures soar....
20:28, 2019-04-22

Coal from six biggest miners in Australia produces more emissions than entire economy Big emitting companies should be held responsible for the burning of their coal overseas, report saysCoalmining in Australia by the nation’s six bigg...
00:44, 2019-11-01

Everything you need to know about plant based diets A plant based diet is one that focuses on healthful wholefoods and excludes or limits meat and dairy products. Learn more about the benefits and how ...
03:04, 2019-08-30

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 beca...
11:56, 2019-10-11

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researcher...
22:44, 2019-06-06

Pentagon turns to coal ash to escape Chinese dominance of rare earth elements Coal ash could be the next source of elements the U.S. defense industry uses in everything from night vision goggles to gyroscopes for smart bombs....
11:16, 2019-06-04

Greenbrier Valley floods: Confronting climate change in Trump's coal country West Virginia, the heart of US coal country, is increasingly advocating for energy alternatives....
18:24, 2019-09-25

Michael Bloomberg pledges record $500M of his own money to close coal plants Bloomberg is trying to go around the Trump administration, which continues to deny climate change while rolling back clean-energy policies....
14:24, 2019-06-07

Adani's Australian coal mine moves closer, wins key environmental approval India's Adani Enterprises has stepped closer to construction of a thermal coal mine in the Australian state of Queensland after Australia's environme...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Australia could reap $328m a year if it treated recycling waste like coal – report Calls for world-class recycling systems to replace current one, which makes just $4m a year due to contamination in co-mingled recycling binsIf Austr...
02:52, 2019-09-12

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to therm...
11:20, 2019-08-07

China's Henan province to switch more homes from coal heating in 2019: media China's central province of Henan plans to convert more households to gas- or electricity-powered heating from coal in 2019 to further improve its ai...
20:56, 2019-08-07

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo ClémentFour journalists working for the public tel...
12:20, 2019-07-22

Stunning photos show what it's really like to work deep underground in an American coal mine RJ Sangosti / The Denver Post / Getty In the US, coal mining is a shrinking industry. In 1923, there were about 883,000 coal miners; today there are ...
22:44, 2019-10-05

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pi...
15:44, 2019-05-04

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal...
09:28, 2019-05-24

BHP faces fresh calls to quit Minerals Council ahead of pro-coal ad blitz Upcoming multimillion-dollar advertising campaign will aim to ‘invoke national pride’ in coalMining giant BHP is facing renewed pressure to abandon i...
21:12, 2019-08-07

Federal court dismisses Trump administration's repeal of coal, oil valuation rule A federal court has struck down the Trump administration's repeal of an Obama-era policy aimed at boosting revenue for taxpayers by changing how ener...
16:44, 2019-04-15

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surp...
10:52, 2019-05-19

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators hav...
21:16, 2019-07-24

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott...
00:48, 2019-08-14

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the ...
17:40, 2019-07-08

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surp...
11:24, 2019-05-20

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
17:44, 2019-05-31

U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions....
18:36, 2019-05-09

China's coal demand to peak around 2025, global usage to follow: report China's coal demand will start to fall in 2025 once consumption at utilities and other industrial sectors reaches its peak, a state-owned think tank ...
07:56, 2019-08-23

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott M...
04:52, 2019-06-25

New York state adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal ...
20:52, 2019-05-10

Britain's electrical grid goes full week without coal for first time 'since Industrial Revolution' For the first time ever, Britain has powered its electrical grid without the use of coal for a full week....
17:56, 2019-05-08

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle gl...
04:20, 2019-05-23

China's Henan province to switch more homes from coal heating in 2019 -media China's central province of Henan plans to convert more households to gas- or electricity-powered heating from coal in 2019 to further improve its ai...
12:32, 2019-08-07

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the...
13:20, 2019-06-20

Australia’s hopes to expand coal exports in south-east Asia ‘delusional’, experts say Region’s expected increase in coal-fired power plants could turn out to be ‘more fizz than boom’ as construction rates fall markedly The number of ne...
01:36, 2019-10-23

German villages unite against coal mine expansion, pledge ‘legal action’ if evicted The expansion of the Garzweiler mine in western Germany could evict 7,600 residents across 12 villages in the area....
22:48, 2019-10-01

Trump EPA guts rule requiring coal-fired power plants to curb emissions Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a weaker replacement rule on Wednesday....
21:56, 2019-06-19

How fossil fuel execs lobbied black leaders to overturn a California city’s coal ban Their main objective was to build a marine terminal to transport coal through the city, raising fears of increased air pollution Last spring, an unus...
12:15, 2019-10-23

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

EU states agree to delay 'green' investment guide, leave it open to nuclear, coal An effort to set standards for determining which financial products qualify as "green" should be delayed until the end of 2022, European Union govern...
13:48, 2019-09-25

Indiana chamber rejects ex-EPA chief Pruitt effort to keep coal-fired plants online The leading business lobby group in Indiana on Monday rejected a plea from former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to back leg...
00:44, 2019-04-23

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into ne...
18:16, 2019-06-04

China coal hub Linfen to extend anti-pollution curbs to third quarter: draft plan China coal hub Linfen in central province Shanxi, one of the most polluted cities in the nation, plans to extend its winter restrictions on heavy ind...
14:04, 2019-04-15

Democrats and Republicans join forces on bill to boost use of coal sludge to make steel A bipartisan group of senators and congressmen introduced a bill Friday that would subsidize the use of coal sludge to produce steel....
00:16, 2019-05-25

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to e...
23:00, 2019-07-23

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature p...
19:44, 2019-08-13

Daily on Energy: Coal companies’ climate fight complicates EPA’s power rule defense Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:56, 2019-10-09

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state go...
06:48, 2019-06-13

Coal-loving colonials put Australia on the road to cooked. Now it's time to turn the heat down | Liz Conor Climate change is colonialism’s final frontier which is why land rights are the first order of climate justiceIn the Anthropocene we humans have beco...
08:32, 2019-06-19

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:16, 2019-05-28

Plant extinction 'bad news for all species' Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a new study....
02:12, 2019-06-11

There’s Another Tomato Plant in the East River The discovery of a first plant this week posed a mystery and a social-media frenzy. What to make of a second?...
17:36, 2019-09-06

US Steel to cut nearly 200 workers at Michigan plant United States Steel Corp is temporarily cutting nearly 200 jobs from its Michigan plant amid low prices and soft demand for steel....
17:52, 2019-08-20

Fire Reported At Toyota Plant SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Details ...
12:20, 2019-05-22

This tomato is the first ‘sexually fluid’ plant A plant that baffled scientists by repeatedly changing gender is the first to be called “sexually fluid.” A single Dungowan Bush Tomato plant c...
18:56, 2019-06-19

Is hemp really a green miracle plant? Hemp, a non-psychoactive relative of cannabis, is touted online as a miracle plant that could save us from environmental destruction and dietary dest...
10:52, 2019-10-03

Mariah Carey gifts the east coast a new Christmas tour, the rest of the nation to receive coal If you’ve wanted to see the unsinkable queen of Christmas in all her Yuletide glory, but can’t make the trek to Las Vegas, there’s good news: Mariah ...
21:08, 2019-09-30

Judge Delivers Major Setback to Trump Policy to Increase Coal Mining on Federal Land The Interior Department acted illegally when it sought to lift an Obama-era moratorium on coal mining on public lands, a court found....
06:08, 2019-04-20

Coast Guard responds to fuel slick in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, finds ‘unrecoverable sheen’ Images from the scene showed a long, shiny slick extending into Coal Harbour where it appeared to be pooling around a number of vessels....
00:20, 2019-06-08

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use...
18:00, 2019-08-10

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending...
16:08, 2019-05-29

Exclusive: Over half of India's coal-fired power plants set to miss emission norm deadline More than half of India's coal-fired power plants ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are set to miss the deadline, private industry ...
17:00, 2019-11-15

Russia's Norilsk and South African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots: NASA data Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the wor...
21:08, 2019-08-19

Analysis: What went wrong at Ford's Bridgend plant? Bridgend was originally built to supply engines for the Escort Ford is shutting its Welsh engine production facility after 40 years. We look at the...
08:08, 2019-06-27

LG celebrates opening of first US washing machine plant CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States. Company and local officia...
20:56, 2019-05-29

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial spa...
16:36, 2019-05-26

Plant growth has declined drastically around the world due to dry air A lack of water in the air has resulted in a 59 per cent decline in vegetated areas around the world over the past twenty years...
21:52, 2019-08-14

That vanilla smell? It’s the wastewater treatment plant PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The air is a little sweeter now that a Mississippi Gulf Coast community is spraying a vanilla scent to mask the odor of its ...
00:40, 2019-06-14

McDonald's to debut new plant-based burger Small-market test rolls out months after rival Burger King began testing the plant-based Impossible Foods burgerMcDonald’s is finally taking a nibble...
18:28, 2019-09-26

Look: Deer rescued from sewage plant in Britain Animal rescuers in Britain saved a deer from a stinky situation when the animal fell into a sewage plant and was unable to climb out....
18:36, 2019-09-04

Volkswagen to invest $1.1B in battery production plant BERLIN — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executiv...
11:04, 2019-05-14

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will soon shut down The owner of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania — the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the US – announced Wednesday that it will...
18:12, 2019-05-08

Honda confirms closure of UK car plant that employs 3,500 LONDON (AP) — Honda has confirmed its western England car factory, which employs 3,500 people, will close in 2021. The Japanese carmaker announced Mo...
17:00, 2019-05-13

Akorn gets FDA warning letter for another manufacturing plant Akorn Inc said on Tuesday it received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its manufacturing facility in New Jersey,...
20:36, 2019-06-25

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Workhorse, the EV Truck Maker That May Buy the GM Lordstown Plant This Wednesday, things went sort of nuts when President Trump tweeted that GM’s Lordstown Plant would be bought by Workhorse, a maker of electric tru...
20:20, 2019-05-10

The Latest: Construction to start on new Detroit car plant DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on plans by Fiat Chrysler to build a new vehicle assembly plant in Detroit (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Fiat Chrysler says ...
21:12, 2019-05-21

UAW extends GM strike, weighs plant closings Forty-six thousand General Motors workers will continue to stay off the job as they digest a proposal to raise wages and cap health costs — while als...
05:08, 2019-10-18

Caleb Plant: ‘I don’t think that any of these super-middleweights are on my level’ From a small town with no boxing, to upsetting a feared opponent to win his world title, Caleb Plant is still only just getting started The post Cale...
15:16, 2019-07-05

More plant protein tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - People who eat more plant-based protein may live longer than those who get more protein from meat, a Japanese study suggests....
00:44, 2019-08-27

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, mult...
20:00, 2019-06-05

2 missing, 20 injured after Russian TNT plant blast MOSCOW (AP) — Two people are reported missing and nearly 20 injured after an explosion in a Russian plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Sat...
14:20, 2019-06-01

VW delays decision to open plant in Turkey German carmaker Volkswagen has said it's postponing a final decision on a new plant in Turkey as the country continues its military operations agains...
12:48, 2019-10-15

Backyard gardeners in Peterborough urged not to plant just yet Gardening experts warn it might be the first week of June before it's safe to plant flowers or shrubs....
15:12, 2019-05-14

Thousands of UK wildlife and plant species are in decline The most comprehensive assessment yet of the state of nature in the UK has found the area occupied by more than 6500 species has shrunk by 5 per cent...
20:44, 2019-10-03

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Sp...
15:08, 2019-05-04

Act fast! Komi just cooked up a plant-based pop-up. FIRST BITE | Johnny Monis delights savvy diners at Happy Gyro by serving what he loves to eat....
14:08, 2019-10-11

Strange healing plant only grows in one place The Greek island of Chios was once wildly wealthy due to the teeth-cleaning mastiha plants unique to 24 of its villages. Today those fortunes have de...
13:08, 2019-09-30

McDonald’s introduces new plant-based burger Let the plant-based burger wars begin. McDonald’s on Thursday announced testing of the P.L.T., a plant-based burger, in Canada. Rival Burger King is ...
19:52, 2019-09-27

The Latest: 5 hurt in possible tornado at oil company plant BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ExxonMobil in Baton Rouge reports that a possible tornado at its plant in Sorrento...
21:44, 2019-06-06

This Carnivorous Plant Invaded New York. That May Be Its Only Hope. The waterwheel lives a double life: facing extinction in its native habitat even as it creeps into places where it doesn’t belong....
09:04, 2019-08-13

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the countr...
16:20, 2019-05-16

Salamander-eating plant first known in North America Scientists have discovered a rare invertebrate-eating plant in Ontario, Canada, that feeds on salamanders, according to reports....
08:00, 2019-06-12

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the exp...
16:04, 2019-05-04

New Filipino law requires students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new law has been introduced in the Philippines which requires all elementary school, high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees be...
17:24, 2019-05-28

Trump: Shell’s new Pa. plant will restore ‘glory’ of US manufacturing President Trump on Tuesday visited a massive new plant in western Pennsylvania that converts the region’s huge natural-gas deposits into plastics — s...
03:44, 2019-08-14

How Do the New Plant-Based Burgers Stack Up? We Taste-Tested Them The new generation of veggie burgers aims to replace the beefy original with fake meat or fresher vegetables. To find out how well they do, we ran a ...
18:20, 2019-10-22

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being giv...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retre...
07:24, 2019-06-07

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your prope...
12:40, 2019-06-17

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest...
18:08, 2019-06-18

Flexible yet sturdy robot is designed to “grow” like a plant In today’s factories and warehouses, it’s not uncommon to see robots whizzing about, shuttling items or tools from one station to another. For the mo...
17:28, 2019-11-07

I tried McDonald's new Beyond Meat plant-based ‘PLT’ burger, and it was a big disappointment Taniya Spolia McDonald's is testing a new Beyond Meat "PLT" plant-based burger. The burger is only available at 28 McDonald's locations in southern O...
20:12, 2019-11-12

The bizarre plant-like animals that say life’s big bang never happened The Cambrian explosion is feted as the moment where complex animals burst onto the scene, but the enigmatic Ediacaran creatures that came first are r...
16:44, 2019-11-08

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil an...
18:52, 2019-06-10

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And. despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the ...
19:36, 2019-06-06

YouTube stars raise over $6m to plant trees around the world More than 600 creators and social media influencers join campaign to plant 20m trees A group of YouTube stars have raised more than $6m (£4.7m) to pl...
13:20, 2019-10-29

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization effo...
20:48, 2019-05-22

Jaguar to invest big in UK with new electric XJ and more set for Castle Bromwich plant News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar should confirm today that the next generation XJ and other electric models will be built in the UK at its Castl...
09:28, 2019-07-05

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shif...
16:48, 2019-06-14

KFC to sell plant-based fried ‘chicken’ with Beyond meat It’s Kentucky Fried “Chicken.” The fast-food joint will soon have Colonel Sanders-approved meatless options with the arrival of pla...
19:40, 2019-08-26

City of Montreal pledges to plant 22,000 trees by year’s end The city says it hopes to plant 22,000 trees by year's end, increasing Montreal's green canopy by five per cent....
20:12, 2019-11-07

Plant-Based Diet May Not Be That Great For Your Brain, Says This Study Choline plays a crucial role in facilitating brain health, particularly during fetal development....
14:12, 2019-09-02

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Am...
22:20, 2019-05-24

Beyond Meat launches 'meatier' plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, meatier bite out of plants....
18:40, 2019-06-11

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous...
01:44, 2019-06-14

New Filipino law would require students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new Filipino law would require all graduating high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate....
12:56, 2019-06-04

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion c...
00:16, 2019-07-18

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thu...
16:44, 2019-05-26

Sydney's desalination plant set to expand as drought continues NSW government wants to be ready to increase water supply if the drought worsensThe New South Wales government has begun preliminary planning to boos...
09:08, 2019-08-11

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after p...
15:44, 2019-06-05

3 injured in fire that destroyed Nebraska fertilizer plant HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Crews have contained a large fire at a Nebraska fertilizer plant that injured three people and destroyed the plant. The fire wa...
21:04, 2019-05-24

Plant 'takes' world's first selfie in London Zoo experiment A camera set-up powered by a plant could pave the way for the remote monitoring of rainforests....
19:52, 2019-10-15

Blasts at Russian "Kristall" explosives plant followed by fire At least 19 people were injured at the Dzerzhinsk plant about 400 kilometres (250 miles) east of Moscow after explosions were followed by a fire. The...
13:52, 2019-06-01

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of abo...
11:48, 2019-06-14

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Is...
14:24, 2019-05-22

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of ze...
15:36, 2019-06-14

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new versio...
21:08, 2019-06-11

Carmaker PSA: work at UK plant depends on Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — French carmaker PSA will continue to make its Vauxhall and Opel Astra cars in the U.K. — but only if Britain leaves the European Union ...
18:20, 2019-06-27

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after th...
13:28, 2019-05-05

FDA finds 'significant violations' at India's Strides plant The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it found adulteration and "significant violations" of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) reg...
07:12, 2019-07-17

Volkswagen to invest 1bn euros in battery production plant BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief exe...
14:12, 2019-05-14

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explo...
06:52, 2019-05-14

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silico...
06:20, 2019-05-10

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the bod...
21:36, 2019-05-04

Austria: Explosion at waste plant near Linz airport An explosion at a waste disposal plant near the Linz airport has wounded at least five people, police said. The cause of the blast was not immediatel...
11:40, 2019-10-10