From forged letters to fake rallies, the revelations over Big Coal's public relations machinations continue. Today's candidate for the "bogus coal front of the week" is FACES, the Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security.
With the blessing of the Indian Supreme Court, Vedanta plans to launch its own version of Appalachia-style mountaintop removal on the Niyamgiri mountain, which the Dongria Kondh tribe worships as a god.
After years of climate change denial, a consortium of energy industry giants led by ExxonMobil and Massey Energy are launching a global campaign to provide island nations with equipment to combat rising sea levels.
This has been a game-changing week in the fight to end mountaintop removal. We will undoubtedly look back on the events of the past few days as a turning point in the struggle to end this incredibly destructive form of coal mining.
Appalachia -- one of the few places in the country where both the cause of climate change and its solution can be found in the same location. Mountaintop removal isn't just a local issue, it's an American problem.