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'Green News Report' - June 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Welcome aboard to the GNR's newest affiliate partner, The Thom Hartmann Program! IN TODAY'S RADIO...

The Secret Coal Bail-Out: Bigger Than GM

Carl Pope | Posted 03.31.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Peabody Coal's long-awaited concession that bankruptcy lies ahead signals the curtain fall on the long-running, silent and secret bail-out of the management of the U.S. coal industry.

ExxonMobil, Peabody Coal Lobbying for Bill Preventing Climate Change Accounting in US Trade Deals

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogThe day before global leaders and diplomats passed a climate change deal in Paris at the United Nations climate summit, th...

'Green News Report' - November 10, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A very bad week for fossil fuels: Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline; Pe...

Transparency and Reputation: There Is No Place to Hide

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Reputation, brand and image are very important priorities for corporations, organizations and institutions. These characteristics and the products and...

Illinois Residents Stand Up to Peabody Coal at Historic EPA Hearing: Will AG Madigan Bring Justice to Rocky Branch?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

It was a historic evening in Harrisburg, Illinois and for the first time in decades, southern Illinois residents brought the spotlight to issues of civil rights and the state's spiraling crisis from a poorly regulated coal mining rush.

The Desperate Plight of Retired Coal Miners

Laurence Leamer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

The United Mine Workers is suing Peabody and Arch, saying they can't walk away from their obligations. But this isn't the first time coal companies have figured out a way to avoid social responsibility.

The Great Coal Debate: How Lobbyists Pollute Our Politics

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeanine Molloff

Bruce Nilles and Fred Palmer faced off April 27th at Washington University in St. Louis in what was dubbed The Great Coal Debate. Moderated by Time ma...

Big Coal Writing House GOP Talking Points on Clean Energy Bill

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Big Coal is writing the talking points for the House GOP that attack the American Clean Energy & Security Act, coming up for a vote as soon as next week.

They Are Trying to Steal Your Future

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Oil and coal are not about to let clean energy get to market without a fight. And Congress is so used to thinking of energy policy in terms of which regions produce which fuels that they are getting a hearing.

Newt King Coal & Other Big Oil Buffoons

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

This week, the defenders of dirty energy really, really outdid themselves in their efforts to try and derail the clean energy jobs plan currently starting to wend its way through the House of Representatives.