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China Bans New Coal Fired Plants In Major Industrial Regions

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 09.12.2013 | Green

BEIJING -- China announced Thursday that it will ban new coal-fired power plants in three key industrial regions around Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzho...

Duke Energy Agrees To Shut Down Some Coal-Fired Plants

AP | By RICK CALLAHAN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke Energy has agreed to retire five coal-fired power plants in western Indiana by June 2018 under a settlement announced Frida...

China's top-down energy gigantism and a bottom-up American alternative

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

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At the Altar of Coal-Fired Plants: Chicago's Day of the Dead Procession Calls for Clean Energy Leadership

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

More than 66 premature deaths, 104 heart attacks, and thousands of asthma attacks and cases of chronic bronchitis--that is the tragic symbol at the al...

Arizona's Other Problem: Will Big Coal Power Line Destroy Solar Boom, Endangered Grasslands, Pioneer Heritage?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Some residents claim their borderlands utility company is reportedly locking its customers into a costly and toxic dirty-energy future to cater to the potential demands of a Canadian mining operation.