#Coal

  • Article: Air Pollution Surges in China After COVID-19 Lockdown Ends

    Air Pollution Surges in China After COVID-19 Lockdown Ends

    By Joe McCarthy|May 19, 2020

    The increase could dash environmentalists' hopes for a green recovery. Read more

  • Article: Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 29, 2020

    Moving on from coal power is vital for mitigating global climate change. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Went Without Coal for Its Longest Stretch Since the Industrial Revolution

    Britain Just Went Without Coal for Its Longest Stretch Since the Industrial Revolution

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 28, 2020

    The UK has broken a new green record. Read more

  • Article: 2019 Saw the Sharpest Drop in Carbon Emissions From Electricity in 30 Years

    2019 Saw the Sharpest Drop in Carbon Emissions From Electricity in 30 Years

    By Joe McCarthy|March 10, 2020

    The 2019 decline in carbon emissions breaks the yearslong pattern of rising emissions. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 18, 2020

    This pollution also costs the global economy an estimated $2.9 trillion annually. Read more

  • Article: 5 Things Countries Can Do Immediately to Significantly Lower Emissions

    5 Things Countries Can Do Immediately to Significantly Lower Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 27, 2019

    “We need quick wins.” Read more

  • Article: Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Renewable energy just provided 40% of all of Britain’s electricity needs. Read more

  • Article: Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal

    Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2019

    Texas produces three times as much wind power as the next closests state in the US. Read more