Coal

China Generated over Half of the World’s Coal-Fired Power Last Year

A report published on Monday by Ember, a U.K-based energy and climate research organization, found that China generated 53% of the world’s coal-fired power in 2020. China was the only G20 nation to significantly increase its use of coal-fired power plants last year, building over three times as much coal capacity as the rest of the world combined.

Chinese street vendors and customers gather at a local market outside a state owned Coal fired power plant near the site of a large floating solar farm project under construction by the Sungrow Power Supply Company on a lake caused by a collapsed and flooded coal mine on June 14, …

NYT: Trump’s Deregulation Efforts Could ‘Complicate’ Future Pandemics

President Donald Trump, Congress, and the entire federal government is focused on winning the battle against the coronavirus, but the New York Times is reporting on unnamed sources who claim the president’s efforts to lift regulations that have stifled American prosperity could spell trouble when the next pandemic comes along.

The New York Times building is seen on September 6, 2018 in New York. - A furious Donald Trump called September 5, 2018 for the unmasking of an anonymous senior official who wrote in the New York Times that top members of his administration were undermining the president to curb …

Shuttered Arizona Coal Mine Leaves Hopi, Navajo Tribes Without Vital Energy Resource, Financial Shares

Headlines in recent years have pitted Native Americans against the production of domestic energy infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines that they claim harms their lands. But for the Hopi and Navajo tribes in northeastern Arizona, the shuttering of a strip coal mine and power plant has left tribe members without a source of heat in the winter as well as year-round revenue.

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2011, file photo, smoke rises from the stacks of the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. The Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the …