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12-31
The great coal mining debate: Surface mining debris buries hundreds of miles of streams
12-31
China chokes on a coal-fired boom 
12-31
Sago families still looking for answers   -   Sago Timeline  -   McCloy protects privacy as Sago anniversary looms   -  Guilt, blame haunt some Sago survivors   -  We must continue fight to improve mine safety   -  Time will be the teller of truth  -  Pursue Investigation Of Mines, Lightning
12-31
Climate Change: The Crack of Doom?
12-31
Erosion of Land and Culture Threatens Many Alaska Natives
12-31
Eat To Live: Cut beef, save the globe
12-31
Global warming tax: How much do we owe our distant descendants?
12-31
A Little More Green, a Little Less Gas
12-31
Polar bears plight a prod to act on global warming
12-31
Climate change: expertise vs. doubt
12-30
Coal industry zeros in on way to strengthen underground seals
12-30
Feds address Greenbrier Co. coal plant's environmental impact
12-30
Maps of every corner of state available free online
12-30
Rookie Senator Getting Ready For Start Of His First Legislative Session
12-30
Pay as you drive: Can auto insurance save the environment?
12-30
Regional authors of fact and fiction shine in a year with many literary achievements
12-30
Bill Hayes, a guiding force over coal mines
12-30
Making Carbon Trading a Fair Trade
12-30
Travel Habits Must Change to Make a Big Difference in Energy Consumption
12-30
Researchers Use Yellowstone As CO2 Lab
12-30
Alexander to propose pollution limits on coal-fired electric plants
12-30
Kansas coal plant is delayed
12-30
Nuclear energy solution too slow, say Greens
12-30
Global warming could transform Amazon into savanna in 100 years, Brazil researchers say   -  Death of Amazon rainforest possible, researcher warns
12-30
Study: Small bugs point to global warming
12-30
Huge Arctic ice break discovered   -  Floating Arctic ice shelf drifts along Canada's northern shore   -  Arctic Death Knell Foretells Abrupt Climate Change
12-30
Nevergreens? State's signature trees could be lost to climate change
12-30
India's water resources may dwindle
12-30
Perth has driest year on record
12-29
Tanker truck wrecks, leaks in Boone
12-29
Coal truck accident
12-29
Unger, Mays big spenders on advertising
12-29
Coal company sues security firm after fire
12-29
In 2006, Idaho turned away energy giant; Public outcry resulted in two-year moratorium on coal-fired power plants
12-29
The 2006 You Didn't Hear About
12-29
Peabody names Eric Ford as executive vice president, COO
12-29
Environmental groups appeal coal plant ruling
12-29
Global warming: Our worst fears are exceeded by reality
12-29
Global warming's poster cubs   -  Global warming and polar bears
12-29
Wildlife focus: Lives in the balance
12-29
Munich Re Sees Natural Catastrophes on the Rise
12-29
Giant ice shelf snaps off Arctic island
12-29
U.K. Study Raises Global Warming Fears
12-29
Climate: Irony in the USA
12-29
Global Warming May Threaten Human Health
12-29
Scientists reach milestone in creating map of climate change
12-28
12-28
Bright idea makes a big comeback: Conservation
12-28
Sago families: Confused treatment
12-28
Company to acquire coal reserves in Meigs, Mason
12-28
Energy is Pike's future, official says
12-28
Support of AEP proposal overwhelming at OPSB hearing
 
12-28
Capitalists, Conservationists Say No to Dirty Coal
12-28
Sierra Club joins Texas suit to slow TXU coal units  -   Legal Action Filed to Halt 'Fast-Tracking' of Texas Coal-Fired Power Plants
12-28
GOP corporate allies in Congress's cross hairs
12-28
Probe of coal-train plan requested
12-28
Disappearing Appalachia: How radical strip mining is devouring our region  
12-28
New Year's resolutions for a warming planet
12-28
Ethanol plant could be built at The Point
12-28
Christmas cards carry their weight
12-28
New Year's Utopianism Needed Fast
12-28
Former Bush Interior Secretary Takes Job As Attorney For Shell
12-28
Western Slope drillers embracing "green" method
12-28
U.S. Companies Explore Ways to Profit From Trading Credits to Emit Carbon
12-28
Bush backtracks on global warming with plan to protect polar bears  -  Polar bear fears may spark warming rethink
12-28
Global Warming: Rising Seas creates 70,000 Climate Refugees
12-28
Dire Warnings from China's First Climate Change Report  -   Global warming likely to wreck havoc in China
12-28
German Credibility at Stake on Climate Change
12-28
Norway Wants US Politicians to See Warming Arctic
12-28
Report claims high oil prices threaten UK food security
12-28
2006: A Vintage Year For Ideas That Will Change Our World
12-28
Meat and the Planet
12-28
Video podcasts on climate change
12-28
S. America`s energy freedom
12-27
U.S. Wants Polar Bears Listed as Threatened
12-27
A Fellow Mammal Leaves the Planet
12-27
Eight-week flood trial only start of mass litigation
12-27
How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic
12-27
Making Other Arrangements
12-27
Sasol and the Liquid Coal Revolution   -   The Return Of Nazi Oil
12-27
Environmental costs to push utility bills higher
12-27
Nothing if not fair
12-27
Lets learn from past mistakes
12-27
What's behind that electrical socket?
12-27
Big Sandy isn't safe, inmate says
12-27
Coal fueling energy debate
12-27
Report: China Uses Reserves on Resources
12-27
Pipe Leak in Gulf of Mexico Leaves Half-Mile Slick
12-27
Russia strong-arms energy-hungry West
12-27
Warmer Atlantic, Climate Change Presage More, and Worse, Western Wildfires
12-27
We have to prepare for region's climate change
12-27
Global warming starving Great Barrier reef fish species to death
12-27
EU Commission Open to use of Nuclear Energy
12-27
Court must conclude that global warming gases are a real danger
12-27
Warming delays snapper season
12-26
Climate change at crisis level
12-26
New York Times: A Reader Forum on Energy and the Environment
12-26
How coal may soon be keeping jets in air
12-26
All want safer year in mines, but how?
12-26
ARTICLE ABOUT MINE DEATHS TOLD A SAD BUT TRUE STORY WELL
12-26
Pa. coal-to-fuel proposal draws environmental concerns
12-26
Signs of search for energy nudge into grand vistas of eastern Utah parks
12-26
As Atlantic warms, more fires predicted in West
12-26
California warming law applies pressure to industries;
Agriculture, forestry, car makers need to reduce emissions
12-26
Global Warming House" Unveiled at Burning Man Festival
12-26
Cities, towns step up global warming fight
12-26
Renewable energy gives hope to Africa's victims of climate change
12-26
The fatal adventure of humankind: Climate change
12-26
The high cost of living with must-have latest gadgets
12-26
Turkey chokes on low-quality coal
12-25
Global warming claims tropical island
12-25
Nuclear energy nearing revival  - U.S. Eyeing Return To Nuclear Energy
12-25
Miners with black lung don't bother with Kentucky benefits
12-25
Sago mine documentary 'emotional'  -  Who the Sago miners were
12-25
Love and loss
12-25
Australia ponders climate future
12-25
Global energy hunger brings oil and gas boom to Arctic Barents Sea
12-25
More than just hot air
12-24
Miners still waiting on air packs
12-24
Coal town struggles to move on a year after Sago Mine disaster
12-24
Sago Owner Responds to Report
 
12-24
Who knew? W.Va. coal towns rivaled N.Y. for Jews
12-24
Sermonize on the environment
12-24
Proposed coal plants spark broad response
12-24
Reserving the right: The Navajo protest at Desert Rock  -     Navajo Police Dismantle Elderly Barricade at Power Plant Site
12-24
Battle over TXU's planned expansion far from over
 
12-24
Global Warming-era parenthood
12-24
Climate change sceptics issued with challenge
12-24
Global Warming a Reality In Brazil
12-23
Green Rage
12-23
Fayette seeks help to keep stream clean
12-23
Wooten remarks outrage miners; Safety chief called Sago well-operated coal mine   -   Wooten comments about Sago operation an outrage, UMWAs Roberts says   -  Sago survivor criticizes mine safety director
12-23
Federal tests support lightning as cause of Sago mine explosion
12-23
Sago mine owner already acting on lightning threat
12-23
Coal experts hope for safer '07 while others seeking tougher laws
12-23
Miners get largest pay hike in 32 years  -   UMWA members ratify new National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement in historic' vote
12-23
Mine reclamation: Cleanup vital to West Virginias future
12-23
Pa. green group may fight coal plant
12-23
Court halves Exxon spill damages
12-23
Increase state tax on electricity, not gas
12-23
Mine blast study cites lightning
12-23
Power-plant battle moves into court ; More pollution controls sought
12-23
Limestone and clay belong to landowners, appeals court says; UNLIKE COAL, PANEL RULES, THOSE LAYERS ARE NOT MINERALS
12-23
TVA activates third scrubber at W. Kentucky coal plant
12-23
Priest who honored victims of 1907 Monongah mine disaster dies
12-23
State development authority approves tax credits
12-23
12-23
Families of Aracoma mine victims file lawsuit
12-23
Schwarzenegger Remakes Himself as Environmentalist; Governor Challenges GOP on Global Warming
12-23
Oceans Warming and Rising
12-23
US Democrats mull climate change
12-23
Australia's climate set to go from bad to worse
12-23
As mercury goes south, so does Washington
12-23
Unhappy times for hit penguin in 'Happy Feet'  -       Rockhopper Penguin Numbers Tumble in South Atlantic
12-23
Recycling cuts carbon by up to 15m tonnes
12-23
The polar bear diaries
12-23
Getting radical about climate change: the shape of things to come
12-23
Worst drought on record hits Australia, some blame global warming
12-23
Global Warming Ate My Insurance Policy
12-23
Bush signs law to study data center energy usage; Authorizes EPA to study energy consumption in servers, processors
12-22
Opposition mounting against power plants  -  Southeast Ohio: Land of Coal, and Resistance
12-22
Coal In Your Stocking 
12-22
World Watch Magazine: Coal Rush (The Jan. -Feb. 2007 issue of World Watch contains OVEC photos!)
12-22
Mine well-operated, official says
12-22
Big spending failed to sway W.Va. voters   -   10 to Remember
12-22
Climate Change vs Mother Nature: Scientists Reveal That Bears Have Stopped Hibernating   -  Climate change is turning animals' world topsy-turvy
12-22
MSHA forms panel to study underground mine belt air
12-22
Almost $1 Billion To Clean Up Old Mining Sites
12-22
UMWA Ratifies Contract By Eighty Percent
12-22
Indiana drops coal mining plan for wildlife area
12-22
Coal truck rolls over, blocks road
12-22
Court Overturns Limits on Political Ads, Part of the Campaign Finance Law
12-22
Mountaintop removal out West--BC launching review of Cline Mine
12-22
Incentives on Oil Barely Help U.S., Study Suggests
12-22
Citizens voice opinions on gasification plant
12-22
Sebelius: Coal plants likely
12-22
Why people don't oppose building 17 dirty coal plants in Texas   -   More reasons to put a hold a coal permits
12-22
Canary in a coal mine?
12-22
Toll in Chinese coal mine disasters drops
12-22
The Last Tide Could Come at Any Time. Then These Islands at the End of the Earth Will Simply Vanish
12-22
'Sunshade' Could Ease Global Warming
12-21
Local activist honored in Washington
12-21
Sago families frustration grows  -  State Presents Sago Report 2nd Time  -  Manchin Says Second Report Did Its Job
12-21
Massey property damage suit declared a mistrial
12-21
Coal-producing states will get $6.3b for cleanup   -   Bush signs coal reclamation funds law; $18 million going to West Virginia    -   Bush OKs Billions to Clean Up Coal Mines
12-21
BLANKENSHIP V. MANCHIN: Governor Not Automatically Immune from Civil Rights Suit for Threatening Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny   -  Court Battle Between Manchin and Blankenship Continues
12-21
Clean Coal Claims Sparks Controversy
12-21
Bush says U.S. should turn to technology, clean energy to stop oil overconsumption   -   Text From Bush News Conference (There is no such thing as "clean" coal. We may be able to pour billions into cleaning up emissions, but the pollutants don't magically disappear if they don't go up the smokestack. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you prep it for market, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)
12-21
A Clean Car That Runs on Coal   -   Coal-to-liquid doesn't make sense for economy, environment
12-21
Montana coal push worries environmentalists
12-21
Coal-fired power plants among biggest polluters 
12-21
Rainforest Action Network Seeks to Stem Flow of Financing to TXU Coal Project
12-21
Tucson, AZ Fundraiser for Climate Protection will Touch on Mountaintop Removal (scroll down)
12-21
Journalism Teachers Discuss What Makes News Newsworthy
12-21
Making noise on global warming
12-21
Political winds bring a change in climate
12-21
Ash landfill proposal moves forward
12-21
No appeal over greenhouse mine ruling
12-21
Asia's new nuclear race
12-21
The Hidden Opportunity in Global Warming
12-21
Global warming panel to meet
12-21
Boston Looks To 'Go Green' To Curb Global Warming
12-21
Europe Acts to Penalize Jet Pollution  -  Aviation's Contribution to Climate Change  -  Airlines to Embrace Carbon Market, not Taxes  -  Private jets escape European carbon emissions proposal
12-21
With Warmer Weather, Different Decisions to Make
12-21
Outsize Profits, and Questions, in Effort to Cut Warming Gases
12-21
Indian, Chinese expedition to chart impact on rivers of glacier melt
12-21
Indian islands disappear under rising seas
12-21
High-Level Task Force To Seek New Climate Change Framework
12-21
Burnt and hostile: just what we need
12-21
Villagers in Southwestern China Grapple with Climate Change
12-20
Aracoma widows sue Massey  -  Mine Fire Families Sue Massey
12-20
Abandoned Mine Land Funds: Bush to Sign Massive Tax and Trade Bill  -  Abandoned mine bill is a milestone
12-20
The Rev. Dennis D. Sparks: Continue to pray for coalfield justice
12-20
The Sago Report
12-20
NRP Acquires Coal Reserves
12-20
12-20
Allegheny seeks approval for financing plan for pollution control project
12-20
No Dramatic U-Turn Seen on US Climate Change Policy
12-20
Thirteen States Sue US EPA over Soot Emissions
12-20
Liquid Coal: Four Stocks To Watch  -  The Return Of Nazi Oil
12-20
Mild Weather Has Chilling Effect For the Nation's Coal Producers
12-20
Important issues often ignored (scroll down)
12-20
Kansas considers ban on coal-fired power plants  -  States Oppose Sunflower's Proposed Coal-fired Units and Associated Carbon Emissions  -  County OKs moratorium
12-20
TXU Shareowners File Three Resolutions Questioning Wisdom of Pulverized Coal Plants
12-20
Soil tests set near fly ash slide
12-20
Oregon sets new coal pollution standard
12-20
In Balmy Europe, Feverish Choruses of 'Let It Snow'
12-20
ExxonMobil funds European global warming skeptics
 
12-20
N-proliferation, global warming worrying: Soros
12-20
UN to Intensify Africa Climate Change Monitoring
12-20
Some European Birds Delay Migration Due to Warmth
12-20
Spain Set for Warmest Year on Record
12-19
Mine roof fall kills worker
12-19
White addresses dirty election' at area luncheon  -  Chafin, others address groups
12-19
Natural gas pipeline online
12-19
Iron Range plant fought; Xcel leads foes of coal gasification
12-19
R.I. among states seeking to block coal-fired plant
12-19
Pasadena rejects coal power
12-19
New York State approves mercury emission limits to coal-burning power plants
12-19
Oil Cheats
12-19
Global Warming Another Emerging Topic
12-19
Climate change 'fanning fires' in Australia  -  Australian Fires Kill Hundreds of Thousands of Native Animals; Some Species May Become Extinct
12-19
Strategic Tree Planting May Reduce Effects of Warming   -  Location of trees vital to combat climate change
12-19
How you can help fight global warming
12-18
Preston man killed in mining accident
12-18
Starcher sides with injured miner in dissent
12-18
King Coal Highway: Coal mine wants charity tax break
12-18
Blankenship's spending rivaled House, exceeded Senate field
12-18
Mine disaster causes often remain a mystery
12-18
Mine safety--Chance to do better
12-18
If ownership creates wealth, poor deserve a turn
12-18
Liquid Coal: A Cheaper, Cleaner 21st Century Fuel?  -   Coal could provide business opportunity   -  Coal-to-liquid doesn't make sense for economy, environment
12-18
Conservatives' Grip on 4th Circuit Court of Appeals at Risk (Several important mountaintop removal lawsuits, where groups like OVEC have prevailed in the lower courts, have been appealed to the 4th Circuit.)
12-18
Northeast to Kansas: Cut the coal
12-18
Digital Technology Makes 'Citizen Journalists' Out of Eyewitnesses Eager to Click and Post
12-18
FutureGen board selects new leadership
12-18
Power Struggle
12-18
China Seeks Leap with Power Super-Highway
12-18
Blessed by a U.S. Official, China Will Buy 4 Nuclear Reactors
12-18
Wood Boilers Cut Heating Bills. The Rub? Secondhand Smoke.
12-18
100 Things You Can Do to Get Ready for Peak Oil
12-18
On a swift boat to a warmer world
12-18
Panel Urges US 'Carbon Price' to Fight Warming
12-18
Runaway climate change 'is melting the polar bear's toehold on life'
12-18
Penguins Offer Evidence of Global Warming - Scientist
12-18
Nicholas Stern: Calculating the Cost Of Climate Change
12-18
Scientists Drill Back in Time in Antarctica
12-18
Scientist Says New Data Backs Sulphur Climate Plan
12-18
Getting our greenhouse in order
12-18
Concern over Europe 'snow crisis'
12-18
Prince Charles: Climate change is 'biggest threat to mankind'
12-18
Gore: Time Is 'Now' To Mobilize On Global Warming
 
12-18
Global warming to bring price increase on bread
12-17
Beyond Sago: Coal dust most common violation; Mines averaging 6,000 citations for it each year
12-17
Sago Mine film an intimate look at victims, way of life
12-17
Sago victims have not died in vain
12-17
Promising invention becomes tragic mistake
12-17
Congress's Inaction Threatens Funding
12-17
What most people don't know about coal-burning power plants is pretty scary
12-17
Global warming could affect severe weather
12-17
Global Warming Triggers Air-Pollution Warning
12-17
Climate change melts Kilimanjaro's snows
12-17
Penguins offer evidence of global warming  -   Animals confused by global warming
12-17
Climate change: So where has all the snow gone?  -  Climate change may kill European skiing
12-17
New Zealand: The politics of energy
12-17
Prince of Wales demands action over climate change, the biggest threat to mankind
12-17
Climate change: Bangladesh pays price
12-16
It Takes a Village to Cool the Planet
12-16
State blames lightning for Sago by process of elimination
12-16
Officials blame coal boss for miner's death
12-16
UMW hopes to expand tentative Consol deal  -  Mine union says agreement reached on five-year contract
12-16
Mason County coal reserves near AEP power plant change hands
12-16
Abandoned mine at Lyburn to be cleaned
12-16
Dirty Coal and Power at the Navajo Blockade
12-16
Kansas coal power plant brings far-flung protest
12-16
My little global-warming apocalypse; America in political and economic turmoil
12-16
Oregon limits coal-burning power plants
12-16
Apply brakes to fast-track permits for coal plants
 
12-16
Can coal keep up?
12-16
How Wyo, other states reaped billions from mine bill - Mining rep: Go slow on abandoned mine money
12-16
Methane gas level sidelines 114 coal miners
12-16
Germany Debates the Future of Coal Mining
12-16
Activists say "No Coal" in Italy
12-16
Westinghouse wins massive China nuclear deal
 
12-16
Manitoba, California sign air pact
12-16
 
Climate change brings jobs
12-16
Climate change stoking bushfires
12-16
Climate change to worsen fire situation: report
12-16
Governors pondering possible expansion of nuclear power plants
12-15
Scientists Worried about Bush Clampdown on U.S. Geological Survey  -  EPA sequesters its pesky scientists
12-15
Climate change evidence heats up as 2006 sizzles  -  2006: Drought, floods, and broken records  -  Key Facts About Global Warming  - 2006 Set to be Third Warmest on Record in US
12-15
Speaker selects leadership
12-15
Sago families still angry; Frustration now focused on Gov. Manchin  -  Safety chief says he wouldnt want to be in mine during electrical storm
12-15
Three of the five men who died in a Harlan County coal-mine explosion...   -  Miners' widows picket  -  Protest seeks extension of health benefits for mine widows
12-15
Criminal Inquiries Look at U.S. Oil-Gas Unit
12-15
Green group asks banks not to fund TXU coal plants  -  Coal-fired power plants questioned by federal EPA   - Which way to go in pursuit of power?
12-15
California utility rejects cheap power from polluting coal plant   - California regulators move to curb coal plants
12-15
California regulator OKs 387-MW renewable energy contracts for PG&E
12-15
Substituting grass for gas; Energy future might depend on reviving the past
12-15
Coal companies could pay more for cleanup in Ohio
12-15
Rockefeller Calls Mine Bill A Triumph   -  Abandoned mine bill one of greatest
12-15
Making It Safe to Eat the Fish
12-15
Grand schemes and other things
12-15
Planting trees to save planet is pointless, say ecologists
12-15
Earth Hour March 31: Join the world in switching off your household lights  -  Sydney is starting a revolution
12-15
Bring on the quick fix
12-15
Focus on SunPower: A Clearly Successful Spin-off
12-15
RENEWABLE ENERGY: SOLAR POWER FOR HOMES
12-15
Gore rouses scientists on global warming -  Former VP calls for change in thinking
12-15
'Let's beat climate change together'
12-15
Climate change has animals heading for hills; Many small California mammals have shifted ranges to higher elevations
12-15
Insurance companies hedge their bets on global warming
12-15
Industrialised Nations' Output of Greenhouse Gases
12-15
India Says Its Carbon Emissions Not Harming World
12-15
Oceans May Rise up to 140 cms by 2100 Due to Warming
12-15
Climate Change Threatens Alpine Resorts  -  Global warming reports bad news for Swiss resorts
12-15
Melting moments as climate change hits Russian winter
12-15
Asia's CO2 Emissions from Transport to Triple
12-15
Climate change - Asia faces some clear choices on greenhouse gases
12-15
Solar World: An efficiency milestone   -   Solar Santa Monica
12-15
The big lesson Iran can teach the U.S.
12-14
Ed Wiley, Maria Gunnoe and Capitol tunnel workers to receive whistleblower award (Maria is an OVEC staffer)
12-14
Jury settles property dispute case
12-14
US scientists reject political interference on climate issues
12-14
Mine cleanup program extended; WV expected to receive double current funding  -  Miner Benefit Bill Passes In House
12-14
Midterm voters turn out
12-14
Wall Street Eyes Heart of Darkness: Global Warming
12-14
Recalculating the Costs of Global Climate Change
12-14
U.S., China Commit to Coal... and to Climate Change?
12-14
Truckee utility rejects buying coal-fired power from Utah
12-14
MSHA chief says Sago answers lacking
12-14
Climate Change Catching Voter Attention around World
12-14
Climate fight heads to Senate
12-14
Public deserves maximum input concerning whether Texas should have 11 new coal-fired power plants
 
12-14
Taking Lumps over Coal: Plans for 17 new coal-fired plants are drawing howls from all over the map  -  Report questions coal-burning plans
12-14
Board Questions Power Line Plan; Supervisors Join Opposition to Utility's Proposal
12-14
Alabama Power using rate increase to improve environment
12-14
Asian Leaders Call for Pollution Fight
12-14
China Wants to Slow Growth in Carbon Emissions
12-14
China enslaved by rising demand for coal
12-14
The Oil Depletion Protocol
12-14
Oil giant rejects peak oil view (Exxon/Mobil also says global warming / global climate change is a hoax)
12-14
Huge potential savings in local approach to energy
12-14
Local authorities mull microgeneration for tenants
12-14
Greens welcome "zero carbon" homes goal
12-14
For Ecologically Sensitive Americans, a Way to Pay the Way out of Global Warming Guilt
12-14
Extremes of weather here to stay: PM
12-14
Don't Burn Money to Keep Warm
12-14
Energy Bill Savings from Biofuels Overrated
12-14
Europe's Ski Slopes Face Meltdown, OECD Says
12-14
Zoo Animals Manure - Facture Power in Germany
12-13
Federal appeals court upholds decision barring DEP rule change
12-13
Praying for change
12-13
Congressional hearings to pursue safety measures for coal miners
12-13
Sides quiet about new coal labor deal
12-13
Dispute Continues Over Wind Farm Project
12-13
Kids Love Coal
12-13
Bryant holds discussion on local disaster preparedness
12-13
Coal industry struggles to find lightning solution
12-13
Lawmakers complain about chamber ad campaign
12-13
Coal to liquid and other "oil transition" fuels carry major environmental risks  -  Energy security: worthless on a cinder
12-13
Grid Limitations Increase Prices for Electricity
12-13
Vermont governor and attorney general protest planned Kansas coal plant Coal fuels energy debate  -  Report questions coal-burning plans  - Dallas business execs unite against TXU plan for coal plants
12-13
TXU and the health of Texans  -  Heavy metal
12-13
Plan outlined to contain Indian River ash pile
12-13
Illinois' mercury standards tougher than feds'
12-13
Coal threatens climate calamity
12-13
Exxon's latest forecast sees coal use rising again
12-13
Is thorium the answer to our energy crisis?
12-13
No Climate Benefit Gained by Planting Temperate Forests
12-13
Alternative-energy boom roils Asian environments
12-13
Wind farm may see Bourke run entirely on renewable energy
12-12
Sago questions linger  -  Sago families dissatisfied with state disaster report  -  Deadly Blast Too Big for Sago Mine Seals  -  Manchin Reacts To Sago Mine Report
12-12
USA TODAY: Utilities stuck in clean-air quandary
12-12
Debate in Minnesota Over Proposed Coal Plant Is National Test Case; Utilities Ignoring Future Costs of Global Warming Pollution  National Attention on California Town and Nevada Power Plant: Coal crunch time 
12-12
New York Times: The Energy Challenge-The Cost of an Overheated Planet   -  Sydney Morning Herald: Profit and loss: how climate change is likely to tip balance sheets  -  Global warming to hit big miners
12-12
"Fill material" --MTR-enabling rule change has consequences in Alaska
12-12
Dominion Power proposes massive power line project
12-12
109th Congress Passes Last Minute Environmental Bills
12-12
New Zealand: Coals a goner, renewables workable, cant wait  -  Clark hints at bleak future for coal-burning power stations
12-12
Giving solar industry a spark
12-12
COAL: Peabody gets TVA order  -  Peabody Energy, Tennessee Valley Authority reach 10-year pact
12-12
Coal stocks down on warm weather forecast
12-12
China starts campaign to curb energy consumption and save coal
12-12
Arctic's summer sea ice 'could disappear completely by 2040' -   Dire warning for North Pole ice sheet
12-12
Carbon Cycle Linked to Climate (scroll down)
12-12
Inhofe Distorts New UN Report On Climate Change: We Are All Skeptics Now
12-12
As climate change threatens skiing, hill resort aims to diversify
12-12
Greenhouse Effect Could Cause a Space Problem  -  Global warming prolongs life of space debris
12-12
Fighting global warming ...
12-11
Speaker of the House: Wayne delegate gets nod   -  New faces to lead GOP in Legislature  - Thompson easily wins speakers job  - Tomblin lands historic seventh term as Senate leader  -  Thompson's nomination for speaker portends changes for House
12-11
DEP seeks emergency rule over coal slurry
12-11
Gore Plans to Initiate a Grass-Roots 'Carbon Freeze' Movement
12-11
Public Radio International's Living on Earth: Just Say No to Cerulean Warbler
12-11
TXU using sound bites to defend pollution
12-11
Colorado mercury emissions higher?   -  Rocky Mountain lake is high in toxic metal
12-11
Gentlemen, start your drills
12-11
A peril that dwelt among the Navajos  -  Oases in Navajo desert contained 'a witch's brew'  -  Navajos' desert cleanup no more than a mirage  Mining firms again eyeing Navajo land  - Repeat of last two articles in another paper: Radioactive homeland: Navajos desert
12-11
Ads Promote Nuclear Power
12-11
Rights focus sought over climate
12-11
Solar energy's day is dawning
 
12-11
Colorado solar tech shows promise
12-11
Environmental Regulations Take Another Hit
12-11
Making the most of renewable energy sources
12-11
Nissan Planning New Fuel-Cell Vehicle
12-11
Miliband plans carbon trading 'credit cards' for everyone
12-11
Climate scientist says 'Kyoto' barred
12-11
Prairie grass against global warming?
12-11
Towns across U.S. join fight against global warming
12-11
Readers Write: The Power of the Sun
12-11
Can religion and science join forces to save the Earth?
12-11
N.Z. to Favor Renewable Energy, Draft Strategy Says
12-10
Six Ways That Changing Your Life Can Prevent Global Warming
12-10
Lexington Herald Leader editorial: Take mine investigations away from MSHA
12-10
Mine safety chief blames high toll on calendar
12-10
History Channel documentary to include Mine Wars segment
12-10
Democrats May Give Alternative Energy a New Push
12-10
Miner Benefit Bill Passes In House  -  Dems Vow Change As Congress Ends Session  -  Congress approves bill extending abandoned mine program  - Wyoming coal production and the new Congress
12-10
Pa. DEP orders coal company to put out fires at mine reclamation site
12-10
Dwindling warbler on its own
12-10
Climate change, energy costs at heart of utility district's vote on coal-fired power
12-10
Truckee makes a bargain with coal-fired devil; When the snow is just a memory, will cheap power still seem such a good deal?
12-10
Global warming efforts: California group wants to be active nationally
12-10
Poor choice of simile (scroll down; letters to the editor are great tools and free!)
12-10
Your carbon footprint revealed  
12-10
Cow 'emissions' more damaging to planet than CO 2 from cars
12-10
UN downgrades man's impact on the climate
12-10
Carbon Neutral: Raising the Ante on Eco-Tourism
12-10
The zero carbon home dream   -  British builders told to make all new homes 'carbon-zero'
12-10
British wind farms 'are failing to generate the predicted amount of electricity'
12-10
Antarctica works as living global warming laboratory
12-10
As World Warms, Africa's Waters Going Dry; Vast Lakes Dropping Fast, Affecting Water Supplies, Fishing And Power For Millions
12-10
Bringing Solar to Bay Area Low-Income Communities
12-10
Federal Solar Tax Credit Extended
12-10
Road building: The road ends in post-petro future
12-10
Canadian oilsands (name recently changed from the more accurate tarsands) seen as global energy bonanza  -  Trading coal for oil may prove profitable
12-10
Concentrating Solar Power for Seawater Desalination
12-10
Outback cracks under assault of the Big Dry  -  Bushfire smoke blankets major Australian city 
12-10
Save the snow
12-10
Global warming threatens Scotland's last wilderness   -    Shanghai experiences warmest autumn in 134 years
12-10
Don't crank the heating up, darling - we need the carbon for our holiday
12-10
Apparently it really is easy being green. Who knew?
12-9
Lexington Herald-Leader editorial: Protect the Warbler: Endangering Bird Could Herald Humans' Demise
12-9
Miners to train on self-rescuers; Latest MSHA decision finalizes post-Sago safety reforms  -  New rule on mine safety released
12-9
Rahall pledges new agenda for House environment panel (which will include, for him, a big fat thumbs up on mountaintop removal. 
12-9
"Clean" fuels plant bringing jobs to Mingo County  -  Coal-to-liquid doesn't make sense for economy, environment  -  Possible Liquid Fuels Plant Will Get Long Look
12-9
Mine cleanup extension passed; $5 BILLION PROGRAM NOW HAS UNCERTAIN FUTURE IN SENATE  -  GOP Pushes Tax Bill Through Congress   -   As 109th Congress Expires, Jockeying Starts for 110th
12-9
MINING FOR DOLLARS (scroll down)
12-9
Coal company cited in deadly blast
12-9
8 dead in China mine mishap
12-9
Superefficient, Cost-Effective Solar Cell Breaks Conversion Records
12-9
Why not wind?
12-9
Boulder firm working to turn algae into biofuel
12-9
Renewable energy - weighing up the options
12-9
Risk perception and global warming
12-9
New Study Proposes Past Parallel for Current Climate Change
12-9
Dangerous disconnect
12-9
Olympic couple joins fight against climate change
12-9
Solar Industry Preparing for California Solar Initiative
12-9
In the rice paddies of Sri Lanka, a new enemy: salt
12-9
Carbon caps: German coal faces heat
12-8
Changes Are Expected in Voting by 2008 Election
12-8
Foreman says Massey told him to skip safety checks
12-8
Sister M. Brendan Conlon: Save Mountain State
12-8
East Coast's only coal-to-liquid plant to locate in Mingo  -   Company looks to put $1 billion clean fuels plant in W.Va. (Coal-to-liquid is clean fuel? Orwell is warp-speed spinning.) Rentech Enters Agreement with Mingo Co.for Clean Fuels Project  
12-8
Coal-to-liquid doesn't make sense for economy, environment
12-8
"Clean" coal seen in 5-10 years but costs high (There is no such thing as "clean" coal.  We may be able to pour billion into cleaning up emissions, but the pollutants don't magically disappear if they don't go up the smokestack. Coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you prep it for market, dirty when you haul it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash, and it sure dirties up politics.)  -  Xstrata joins 1 bln usd clean coal US power project
12-8
Federal judge questioning permits
12-8
Wyo misses out on 'clean coal' subsidies
12-8
BirdLife International: "Tragedy for Cerulean Warbler
12-8
Md. coal mining's toxic legacy; As cleanup funds dry up, officials mull what to do with mountains of waste
12-8
Cost of abandoned mines
12-8
AEP settlement will limit Gavin sulfuric acid emissions  -  Dominion pulls back on plan for scrubbers
12-8
Bush relaxes environmental regulations
12-8
Man asks why coal companies deny workers to visit burial sites (letters to the editor)
12-8
Coal co. hopes for go-ahead from court on Dysart mining
12-8
Washington Post's SCOOPS--A glance at noteworthy investigative reporting
12-8
DDT Cures Malaria. Rachel Carson Killed Millions of People.
12-8
Some shareholders challenge TXU's coal plants  -  TXU shareholders push for emissions answers; Group wants to know effects of coal on regulations
12-8
Railroads, utilities clash over coal  -  Union Pacific moving record loads of coal
12-8
Orion Magazine--An Altered Land: The quest for coal bed methane consumes both a New Mexican landscape and a way of life that depends on it
12-8
Ancient climate change may portend toasty future
12-8
Climate change kills Indian farmers, says study
12-8
Marine Plants Die in Warmer Oceans, Speeding Climate Change   -  Climate change poses hazard to fish, marshes  - Global Warming Threatens Ocean Stability  -  Climate Change is Killing the Oceans' Microscopic 'Lungs' 
12-8
Eating Meat Contributes to Climate Change, UN Study Confirms
12-8
Indians meet to discuss global warming
12-8
Senator gives global warming alarm a final cold shoulder
12-8
Standing in the face of global warming
12-7
Global warming: An economic issue  -   Exxon spends millions to cast doubt on warming
12-7
MSHA going after repeat violators, new chief says
12-7
Lightning involved at Sago, expert says  Sago report to be released next week
12-7
Federal Wildlife Agency Won't List Disappearing Eastern Songbird as 'Threatened' Species   -  Warblers' numbers dwindling, but not enough to be 'threatened'  -  Warbler's numbers don't call for action
12-7
The Appalachians producer to be at Taylor Books today (OVEC's co-director appears in the film and an essay and photos from an OVEC staffer are in the book. Coal River Mountain Watch's community organizer Judy Bonds also has an essay in the book.)
12-7
Congress Struggles to Break Final Logjam  -  Senate Republicans roll out catch-all bill  House backs off Gulf-drilling bill
12-7
Boxer promises end Bush administration rollbacks on environmental rules if they are not supported by science
12-7
Railroads Struggle to Meet Coal Demand
12-7
Revolt over new federal mercury law
12-7
Global Warming Will Stifle Oceans    -   Warmed-Up Oceans Reduce Key Food Link   -  Ocean plants like it cold, thanks  - Seagrass mirrors all the ills of oceans
12-7
New Congress likely to push national standard for renewable electricity
12-7
What is Carbon Capture and Storage?
12-7
UK dependence on foreign oil to increase by 800%
12-7
Coal Ash: Maryland Health Department expands well testing
12-7
Massey Energy Announces Promotions
12-7
Poll tells of pollution concerns
12-7
Habitat for Humanity Installs Sharp Solar Modules
12-7
Duke Energy Forecasts Growth
12-7
Spectrolabs new terrestrial solar cell smashes 40% efficiency barrier  -  Solar Cell Exceeds 40 Percent Efficiency
12-7
Spain capitalizes on new solar technology
12-7
Duck hunters feel effects of climate change
12-7
'India will suffer most due to climate change'
12-7
Church seriously green about stewardship of God's earth
12-7
South America's Forgotten Grasslands
12-7
Study Links Leisure to 20 Percent UK Carbon Emissions
12-7
More Than 50 Tribes Convene on Global Warming Impacts
12-6
A Day For Miners  -   No. 9 survivor James Herron will never forget 1968 explosion  -  75 cents for a 10-hour day
12-6
Panel Backs Guideline Favoring Voting-Machine Verification  -  What's Wrong With My Voting Machine?
12-6
CDC: Climate change a health threat
12-6
Leadership: Global warming
12-6
Political power shift could get King Coal Highway on the road
12-6
State to release Sago Mine report on Monday
12-6
The Roots and Growth of Mountain Justice
12-6
Strip Mines Present Unique Dangers to Workers
12-6
Alps Warmest in 1,300 Years as 'Winter' Sets in
12-6
Cooled By Sun And Salt
12-6
Xcel wants solar power boost from its customers
12-6
Water desalination without emissions
12-6
Super-skinny solar cells soak up the sun
12-6
Smokey Joe Barton Calls Global Warming Science Absolute Nonsense, Vows To Fight CO2 Caps
12-6
Gore Hawks Global Warming Theory, DVD on 'Oprah'
12-5
Interview with David Orr
12-5
Mining deaths: Change needed  -  Experts: Coal industry must build new 'culture of prevention'   -  Mine safety recommendations
12-5
Advocates, Ohio officials want to change laws, increase funding to clean abandoned mines   -  Cleanup funds based on coal produced, not states environmental needs
12-5
Collapse of abandoned coal mines rocking homeowners
12-5
Massey struggles for coal profits
12-5
Drummond lays off 455, idles Alabama's largest coal min
12-5
Progress should not be destructive  (letters to the editor are great tools; why not use them?)
12-5
Apparently, we need coal more than booze
12-5
Capitalism leading us to total disaster  -  Change the system, not the climate!
12-5
If court won't act, Congress must tackle climate change  -  The climate change insurgency
12-5
Boston Globe editorial: Give the EPA a clear mission  -  Minnesota Daily: Global warming goes to court
12-5
Experts Worry Warmer Earth Will Slash Farm Yields   -    California agriculture could plunge due to global warming  -   Global warming threatens fisheries   -  Climate Change Will Empty Americas Breadbasket
12-5
Tribal leaders plan meeting on global warming
12-5
Climate change unites religions
12-5
Kyoto's (not so) Clean Development Mechanism  -  Carbon trading: an essential tool in the greenhouse struggle
12-5
2006 Unusually Warm, but not Hottest Year - Experts
12-5
Increase in carbon dioxide emissions accelerating
12-5
Australia Fears Super Fires as Temperatures Soar
12-5
Puget Sound Energy plans solar power plant
12-5
Montana co-op announces two new wind farms
12-5
Report: Little harm from offshore wind farms in Denmark
12-5
Christian Science Monitor: Greener, cleaner ... and competitive?
12-5
African solar farms to solve energy crisis?
12-5
Working on empty: Planning for oil's end  -  Scientists' warnings unheeded  -  Good to the Last Drop
12-4
The Columbus Dispatch examines coal in Ohio: As mining rebounds, state worries about losing oversight   -  Resurgence of mining raises concerns about lingering environmental damage  -  A look at whos minding the mines; Members ties to coal industry taint rulings, advocates contend  -  A reclamation project tied up in red tape  -   Thousands of acres of Ohio remain polluted, dangerous
12-4
Funding versus costs   -  Alabama abandoned mine sites recovering, but slowly  -    Ohio struggles to police cleanup of abandoned coal mines
12-4
Kentucky should join neighbors on mercury
12-4
Protest Songs Updated in Mountain Music CD
12-4
Potpourri
12-4
Coal pond design will lead to floods (letters to the editor are great tools; why not use them?)
12-4
Safety's no accident
12-4
CONSOL proposal still under review
12-4
Questions linger over proposed coal-fired plant   -  Debate heats up on role of coal  Ralliers call for renewable alternatives
12-4
Biofuel plant 'could be anti-green'
12-4
MPs urge 'climate change' budget
12-4
Environmentalist's climate change warnings after Philippines typhoon
12-4
Flowers in Alps, Bears Can't Sleep as Winter Waits
12-4
GM Contemplates the Living, Breathing Hummer
12-4
German High-Tech Sky Sail may Cut Costs, Emissions
12-3
Beyond Sago: This is what its like to die -- Strip mines present unique dangers to workers
12-3
Near-miss coal mine accidents on the rise
12-3
Bad truck brakes helped cause 14 deaths in decade
12-3
Reader expresses feelings against mountaintop removal (letters to the editor are great tools; why not use them?
12-3
Sweetening the waters; DNR to expand lime sand project
12-3
Blowing the Whistle on Big Oil
12-3
Golf course seduction tests loyalties
12-3
The Revolution Will Be Solarized
12-2
Open Source Radio: Mountaintop Removal in Appalachia
12-2
Best Internet Marketing for a Cause 2006
12-2
More to Coal Facts than meets the eye (letters to the editor are great tools; why not use them?)
12-2
Series of violations cited in Ky. disaster  -  Federal inspector interviewed on Darby mine blast
12-2
Environment Agency Drops Part of Its Plan to Ease Pollution Reporting Rules
12-2
Power plant draws opposition
12-2
Coal Mogul Comes Up Short in Effort to Buy Legislature
12-2
Suit seeks to block Texas coal plants
12-2
BBC News: US Democrats mull climate change
12-2
'Much Stronger' Signs Of Human Role In Warming
12-2
Washington Post: Climate Change Already Has a Chilling Effect on Where Americans Can Build Their Homes
12-2
Corporations embrace bottom-line global warming plan
12-2
Washington Post editorial: Wasted Energy: What kind of light bulbs do you use?
12-2
Sydney Morning Herald: King coal under siege
12-2
U.S. Opposes European Global Warming Cuts Scheme for Airliners
12-2
Nepal's farmers on the front line of global climate change; Himalayan communities face catastrophic floods as weather patterns alter
12-2
PSEG to pay $9M for dirty emissions
12-2
Solar energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen
12-2
Forecast: U.S. Renewable Energy to Hit 700 GW
12-2
Professor Devises New Form of Solar Cell
12-2
Venezuela Takes Steps Towards Solar Energy
 
12-2
OREGON AND GLOBAL WARMING
12-2
Global warming increases flooding in India
12-2
Massive Ice Shelf 'May Collapse without Warning'
12-2
China sees tackling climate change as urgent-Stern
12-2
Old-growth forests 'are key carbon sinks'
12-2
Honda Establishes Solar Cell Subsidiary Company, Honda Solte
12-1
New York Times: Justices First Brush With Global Warming
12-1
Washington Post: Security Of Electronic Voting Is Condemned
12-1
Sago Mine cited for faulty breathing devices  State accuses Sago Mine operator of air pack violation
12-1
Probe: Safety Lapses Killed Ky. Miners  -  Mine where five died is closed
12-1
USA Today: Ashley Judd casts her lot for social causes
12-1
Coal price rise may not save some U.S. mines-exec
12-1
Small herd of elk spotted in Logan; DNR biologist suspicious about arrival
12-1
Lick Creek water money almost there official says
12-1
Groups aim to fight power-plant idea
12-1
Utilities receive tax credit for plant  - United States Advances $1 Billion for Clean Coal Projects -   Duke Energy Indiana to Receive Major Tax Credits For Plant  -  Duke Energy's Edwardsport and Cliffside Advanced Coal Projects Awarded $258.5 Million In Federal Tax Credits  (Your tax dollars at work--promoting the myth of "clean" coal and the devastation of Appalachia)  -  U.S. clean coal projects to get $1 bn tax credits - Duke gets share of `clean coal' tax credits
12-1
Scientists set out to prove greenhouse gases can be locked away
12-1
Editorial: Who's the canary?
 
12-1
Colombia: blood on the coal
12-1
Railroads, Oilfields Offer US Carbon Reductions
12-1
New Crops Needed to Meet Climate Crisis
12-1
Scientific American--When It Warms, It Pours: Climate Change Produces Fewer but More Extreme Monsoon Rains - India Monsoons Worsen as Climate Changes - Study
12-1
Blair seeks climate change 'ingenuity'
12-1
First Choice Unveils Carbon Offset & Green Plans
12-1
Solar World: Installers go online
12-1
Simple measures to make existing housing greener  -  Forget solar panels; no-frills conservation works best
12-1
Global warming to drive winters out of Bangkok
12-1
Industrial spending on clean energy on the rise
12-1
Warming trend is causing havoc with European World Cup skiing events  -  Alpine Skiing in Danger Thanks to Global Warming  -  Activist offers Vermonters ten tips to slow global warming  -  Global warming worries skiers

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