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Mercury Levels In Pacific Ocean Rising Thanks To Asia's Coal-Burning Plants

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

As if you needed another reason to cringe at the number of coal-fired power plants operating on our fragile Earth, a new study published in Nature Geo...

Report: Coal Killed 100,000 in India in 2012

Justin Guay | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

A groundbreaking new report has, for the first time, estimated the human toll from India's dirtiest fuel source. According to the study 80-115,000 people died prematurely as a result of emissions from coal-fired power plants in 2012.

The Carbon Noose Around Asia's Neck

Carl Pope | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

India's largely government-owned monopoly, Coal India, is changing its pricing system -- and the result will be a staggering 25 percent projected increase in the price of electricity generated with domestic coal.