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3-31
Appalachian Studies Association conference wraps up
3-31
Appalachian Conference Show Showcases Mountaintop
3-31
WV Coal Association president counsels patience, research and neighborly communication for communities affected by coal companies
3-31
Turn Off the Lights! - Earth Hour creeps across the globe  -  Worldwide event designed to raise energy awareness  -  Lights off around the world
3-31
Above ground, a golf course. Just beneath it, potential health risks.
3-31
Energy Companies Urge Greener Tech
 
3-31
Rising global warming concerns mean utilities face more obstacles to plans for new coal plants
3-31
US West Warming Faster Than Rest Of World - Study
3-31
Gore Launches Ambitious Advocacy Campaign on Climate
 
3-31
In the Game of Coal Mining, the Environment Loses
3-30
Manchin plans no investigation of coal, health  -  Safeguard Health In Mining Regions
3-30
Author talks about Appalachian culture  -  Conference renews commitment to heritage  -  Rural care, recruiting focus of health care forum
3-30
Four W.Va. cities pledge to fight global warming
3-30
Rick Wilson: What if W.Va. started thinking of climate change policies that would be good for the state?
3-30
Va. can look to coal, or to a clean-energy future
3-30
Kathy Mattea: Coal  -  Mattea discusses latest album and issues that inspired it (scroll to 3/28 entry)
3-30
The cost of business as usual
3-30
Whats the Price of a Life in Modern Coal Mining?
3-30
Rahall discusses Route 10, coal tech and tourism
3-30
Clinton 'feels good' about Ind., Ky.
3-30
Venable: A most predictable response
3-30
Kansas: Lots of cash behind coal plant clash
3-30
Air Force leads push to liquefied coal fuel
3-30
Sundance film recounts coal plant battle
3-30
First cities go dark for Earth Hour
3-30
Consol CEO's compensation increases 13 percent
3-30
Kaine Says Coal-Burning Power Plant Is Necessary
3-30
Dominion Only Accepts Coal-Plant Facts It Wants to Hear
3-30
Safety fears shut down Tower mine
3-30
South Africa: Farmers in court bid to stop coal mining
3-29
Conference celebrates all things Appalachian, including music
3-29
Asking Again  -   Lawyers offer poll in bid for justice's recusal from Massey case
3-29
The History Channel's A-Historical "Ax Men" -- Clearcutting the History of Forest Destruction
3-29
Unchecked climate change = 125 million refugees in South Asia
3-29
Climate change now a UN human rights issue
3-28
Oral arguments in the latest mountaintop-removal court appeal have been scheduled for May 13 in the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals; Massey stockholders meeting same day, also in Richmond
3-28
Rail crossing accident kills Massey transport worker
3-28
WVU Press books named finalists in ForeWord's Book of the Year Awards
3-28
Students seek support of Clean Water Act from Congressman Carney
3-28
Coal is too destructive and dirty to be our best lasting energy solution
3-28
National Coal defends mountaintop removal mining
3-28
Mini movie reviews (scroll down to Burning the Future)
3-27
Amy Goodman: What the Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Global Warming
3-27
Suit aims to block Greenbrier plant
3-27
Popular topic makes WVU dissertation tops in downloads
3-27
Blankenship has created 'cancer on our courts,' Starcher says
3-27
AP to sue Supreme Court over Maynard records
3-27
Tenn.: National Coal clashes with environmentalists over bill
3-27
Tenn.: Mountaintop mining ban could meet federal standards  -   Tennessee wildlife agency prefers deep mining to mountaintop removal  -  New version of mining bill proposed
3-27
Ruling on Mercury Emissions Is Appealed Bush administration asks federal appeals court to rehear mercury emissions case
3-27
Kentucky: Senate questions coal severance
3-27
Citations issued in coal mining death
3-27
Kansas: Ratepayers at risk with coal plant, study says
3-27
North Dakota and Montana Senators: Coals future depends on capturing CO2 emissions
3-27
Canada: "Clean" coal could cost taxpayers too much, says NDP
3-27
Louisiana PSC approves SWEPCO's planned coal-fired plant  -  Environmental groups plan meeting about coal-fired plants
3-27
Ludington learns negative effects of coal-burning plants
3-27
Milton's Cultural Scene
3-27
Even Big Coal finds CEI ad offensive
3-27
Hutton's nuclear fantasy
3-27
Oilsands targeted by new U.S. law
3-27
Climate Change Threatens Amazonian Small Farmers
3-27
News of Rapid Glacial Melting Raises a Big Question for Presidential Candidates
3-27
Global Warming Turns Lake Tahoe Green
3-27
China: 9 killed, 5 missing in coal mine gas outburst
3-27
Chronic Illness Linked To Coal-mining Pollution, Study Shows
3-26
Charleston Gazette: Coal pollution and diseases linked in WVU study  - West Virginia Public Radio: Coal pollution, disease linked in WVU study  - Forbes: Study says coal mining can harm health  - Health News Today: Study Links Chronic Illness To Coal Mining Pollution  - Occupational Hazards: Coal Mining Pollution May Affect Public Health  -  More news outlets run the study news
3-26
Senate hopefuls differ on mining, agree on raise  -    Kanawha County candidates for the state Senate seats defend legislative pay increase; One newcomer campaigning on a platform of clean elections and prohibiting mountaintop removal
3-26
Our Suicide Mission with Coal
3-26
Focus on fossil fools; A different way to mark April Fools' Day
3-26
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency official urges end of mountaintop coal removals
3-26
For Carbon Emissions, a Goal of Less Than Zero
3-26
State Awaits MSHA Decision On Seals
3-26
EKU: Earth Days Observance Includes Educational Programs, Hands-On Activities
3-26
Come back, Dennis Kucinich! These Guys All Love Coal
3-26
Clean water requires decisive leadership now (letters to the editor sections are one of the most read sections of the newspaper; please write a letter to the editor today!)  -  Mountaintop removal must stop
3-26
Mountain Justice Spring Break Takes the Cake
3-26
Narrows site ready to receive coal ash  -  Coal Ash Use In Giles County
3-26
Pittsburgh region receives $26M to develop "clean" fossil fuel technology  -  "Clean" coal to liquid fuel? Nope, not enough coal.
3-26
Kaine: Region on road to prosperity; Coal-fired power plant protestors beg to differ
3-26
British investment bank eyes Montana coal
3-26
How coal destroyed Welsh lives
3-26
Coal Mining Venture May Force Removal of Nietzsche's Remains
3-26
UK push for big nuclear expansion  -  Nuclear Power Debate Heats Up
3-26
Land Deal Could Open Alaska Wildlife Refuge To Oil
3-26
Modern Parable: The Alberta Tar Sands
3-26
Soot may play big role in climate change
3-26
Millions At Risk In S.Asia From Warmer World - Greens
3-26
Warming Seen Having Immunological Consequences
3-26
Slab Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapses Amid Warming   -  Global warming blamed for ice shelf collapse  -  Huge chunk of Antarctic ice shelf collapses  -  Vast iceberg breaks off Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctic
3-25
Run your car on coal? Maybe not; CTL fuels: still a bad idea
3-25
 
Article on mountaintop removal was insulting (letters to the editor sections are one of the most read sections of the newspaper; please write a letter to the editor today!)
3-25
Drinking water hard to come by for some
3-25
Businessweek: Mining industry spent $4.1M lobbying Congress, Corps, EPA and more
3-25
Herald Dispatch editorial: U.S. can't just turn off coal power  -  Kan.: New Coal Bill Emerges
3-25
Passover as If Earth Really Matters
3-25
Appalachian studies conference at Marshall (scroll to 3/25 entry)
3-25
New, life-saving technology unveiled at exhibition mine
3-25
Old company store to be stop on trail
3-25
Bangor News: Beaches and Mountains
3-25
Bank of America: Stop Funding Coal! - Charlotte, NC Banner Drop
3-25
Summary of Supreme Court Actions Monday
3-25
Drought And Flooding Seen For The US-NOAA
3-25
Black carbon: Soot from biomass burning, diesel exhaust has 60 percent of the effect of carbon dioxide on warming but mitigation offers immediate benefits
3-25
Scientists Seek Climate Clues On Antarctic Voyage
3-25
Australia facing threat of wildlife catastrophe  -  Climate change seen as last nail in coffin for native fauna
3-24
Science: FOREST TO RECLAIMED MINE LAND USE CHANGE LEADS TO ALTERED ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
3-24
Campaign finance has become constant fight for improvement
3-24
Raleigh County -- Residents say coal company trucks destroying pavement
3-24
MU to host Appalachian Studies Conference
3-24
Dominion purchase silences power line critic
3-24
Would you drink this? Beeson residents forced to use extraordinary means in procuring usable water
3-24
Coal trains create too much pollution (letters to the editor sections are one of the most read sections of the newspaper; please write a letter to the editor today!)
3-24
US to become a major exporter of coal in 2008
3-24
Mine Safety meeting coming to Logan
3-24
Coal exec says zero accidents realistic
3-24
Julie Pratt: It's not too late for our planet
3-24
April 22 at Lincoln Center: Mountain Top Removal
3-24
Black miners found hardship in Utah
3-24
Parks in Peril
3-24
UCSB Students Host National Conference on Global Warming
3-24
UN Security Council must act preemptively on climate change
3-24
China becoming gold medalist in CO2 emissions
3-24
Lights go out to bring climate change into focus
3-23
Science: FOREST TO RECLAIMED MINE LAND USE CHANGE LEADS TO ALTERED ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
3-23
Fiction (coal industry PR, regurgitated): Mountaintop mining doesn't harm streams  (Please take the time to counter the coal industry's propaganda campaign--write a letter to the editor)
3-23
No stream pollution should be allowed  -  State must address water pollution  -  Let's not accept death of mountains  (letters to the editor sections are one of the most read sections of the newspaper; please write a letter to the editor today!)
3-23
Clintons coal dust-up
3-23
Getting ready for a gusher: Vast reservoir under West Virginia could hiss for decades
3-23
Suit seeks to force MSHA to tighten dust limit
3-23
World Water Crisis   -   Researchers outline obstacles and solutions for providing water in the 21st century  -  How to Find Out if You Use Too Much Water
3-23
USAF official: 'Guess what? We're going to burn coal'  - Fueling the Fourth Reich  -  Air Force wants to see coal fuel take off
3-23
Coal's probable future: dirty and costly
3-23
Worldwatch Institute: U.S. Environmental Groups Divided on Clean Coal  -- Environmentalists Say Low-Carbon Power Should Replace Coal Plants
3-23
More states step in to limit carbon emissions
3-23
Weaning off the 'juice'
3-23
Climate change 'is accelerating'
3-23
Digging Coal and Moving Mountains (scroll down)
3-23
Insecure About Climate Change
3-23
The Costs of Meat and Fish
3-23
The Art of Global Warming: Photographer Sasha Bezzubov
3-22
Air Force Prod Aids Coal-To-Fuel Plans
3-22
Justice for Sale
3-22
Biggers to Obama: Free Appalachia from coal  - West Virginia, Mountain Drama  -   Clinton, Obama Coal Comments Criticized by Environmental Group   -   Obama: Green Coal?  -  Diverse fans greet Obama in Charleston and Beckley (scroll to 3-21 entry)
3-22
The Rising Price of Coal
3-22
Kansas Governor Vetoes Bill to Allow Coal-Fired Plants; Permit Had Been Rejected on Global-Warming Grounds  -  Kansas Governor Vetoes Bill to Revive 2 Coal-Fired Plants
3-22
Virginia Law Requiring Use of Virginia Coal May Be Unconstitutional  -  Air Pollution Control Board takes over permitting process for plant
3-22
Murray coal company fined $420K for 'flagrant' violations  -  Murray-controlled Utah coal mine fined for explosive hazards
3-22
June 3: FX's '30 Days' sends Spurlock into coal mine
3-22
We will face a ruthless period of natural selection...
3-22
Water will be source of war unless world acts now, warns minister
3-22
Lofty Pledge to Cut Emissions Comes With Caveat in Norway
3-21
Is Carbon Capture a False Hope for Coal? Even if the technology is made to work, it may not be cost-efficient in the long run
3-21
RUN YOUR CAR ON COAL? MAYBE NOT
3-21
WV Public Radio on Obama Visit - Obama pays visit to Beckley; Democrat discusses coal, energy, veterans, economic concerns at town hall meeting  -  Associated Press on Obama's visit  - Obama talks Iraq, economy in Charleston  -  2,500 festive supporters welcome candidate
3-21
Starcher seeks recusal hearing  -  W.Va. justice schedules hearing on Massey case
3-21
Environment polluted by blasting process (letters to the editor sections are one of the most read sections of the newspaper; please write a letter to the editor today!)
3-21
North Carolina Public Radio on "Mountain Top Removal"
3-21
Coal mining: When beauty and power clash
3-21
Residents in Boyd organize to Ky. fight landfill
3-21
Va. governor, AG appeal Energy Dept. decision on power lines
3-21
W.Va. considers tighter mine rescue team rules
3-21
Green Ink: Oil in Retreat, or High Prices Here to Stay?
3-21
Tell Hillary Bombed Out Mountaintops Don't Grow Back
3-21
Raise your concerns about new Duke plant
3-21
Maryland: Amended Bill For Emissions Cuts Approved
3-21
Business groups campaign against climate change bill
3-21
Climate Change Deepening World Water Crisis
3-21
Global Warming Bringing Spring Earlier
3-20
Tenn. legislators lobbied on mining bill by Mattea
3-20
Filming efforts to save the Appalachians in Mountain Top Removal
3-20
Jeff Biggers--Beyond Race: Obama's Green Opportunity
3-20
State voters welcome Clinton  -  Trading off jobs and lives for the 'economic necessity' of coal: Hillary Clinton gives tepid response on question about mountaintop-removal mining   -  Clinton: Maybe theres a way to recover those mountaintops . . .
3-20
WV Public Radio: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to WV Public Radio (scroll to 3/19 entry)
3-20
Bloody Kansas: Big Coals New Battlefield  -  States Battles Over Energy Grow Fiercer With U.S. in a Policy Gridlock
3-20
Exporting -- Liquidating --our Mountains, Forests, Streams and Future: Coal Can't Fill World's Burning Appetite; With Supplies Short, Price Rise Surpasses Oil and U.S. Exporters Profit  -  An Export in Solid Supply
3-20
Cost of coal power is rising
3-20
Dutch opt for coal with carbon capture, not nuclear
3-20
Switch from coal to gas reduces carbon
3-20
Letting what market figure out the best way?
3-20
Environmental Group Claims Proposed Coal Plant Violates Constitution   -  Latest Duke coal plant challenge targets Appalachian mountaintop removal
3-20
Banks Hope to Expand Carbon Rules to Public Utilities
3-20
Energy bill good for Kentucky's future
3-20
Has Climate Already Passed Dangerous Point?
3-20
Icy Start, But 2008 May Be In Top 10 Warmest Years
3-19
U.S. Power Plant Carbon Emissions Zoom in 2007  -  Power plant greenhouse gas emissions increased 3 percent in 2007
3-19
Bill to increase tax paid on coal; Tenn. shouldn't be a 'cheap place to mine,' Bredesen says of effort
3-19
MU hosts Appalachian Studies conference
3-19
Massey mine cited for fatal accident in W.Va.
3-19
Senator Hillary Clinton On Coal
3-19
Appalachian solidarity Papal petition  -  OK Pope Benedict, Well see how serious you really are  - Don't wait for FEMA
3-19
Ky. Senate OKs bill to post GPS identifiers at mine sites
3-19
Toxic Water, Cute Little Kids, West Virginia
3-19
Thickest, Oldest Arctic Ice Is Melting - NASA Data
3-19
Views expressed on mountaintop removal
3-19
The green American road trip comes to Asheville
3-19
Against the grain
3-19
Kansan Stokes Energy Squabble With Coal Ruling
3-19
Anti-coal coalition urging Gov. Granholm to reject new power plants
3-19
Doyle Getting Tough On Coal Fired Power Plants
3-19
Illinois concerned about Indiana mercury
3-19
N.J. Firm Might Put Power Plant in N.Va.
3-18
Burying streams: New study finds small creeks play role in reducing pollution
3-18
When will water matter in Frankfort?  -  Making a molehill out of mountaintop removal
3-18
Mining coverage gets honorable mention in contest
3-18
Bastress Seeks To Improve West Virginia Supreme Court
3-18
Carbon capture and storage: a reality check
3-18
AEP clean-coal plant's future hazy after Ohio Supreme Court decision
3-18
Is there cause to hope about global warming?
3-18
Carbon caps to boost Japanese economy
3-18
G20 backs climate fight, argues over industry caps
3-18
Scientists forecast a storm from climate change
3-18
One-hour lights off for global warming
3-18
The 'Clean' Coal Smoke Screen
3-17
Session brings 2 green victories
3-17
Global Warming Blamed for Bird Species Extinction
3-17
Climate change could turn Ireland's green to brown
3-17
Top polluters divided on climate change goals
3-17
Oil dependency fuels crisis
3-17
What is wrong with coal ?
3-16
Melting glaciers start countdown to climate chaos  -   UN: World's Glaciers Melting Faster  Glaciers melt 'at fastest rate in past 5,000 years'
3-16
Boston Globe editorial: Devastation at 3,000 feet
3-16
Mattea heads back home to premiere new CD, 'Coal'
3-16
Hightower: High Tide For People Power
3-16
Sustainable Living: Toppling Old King Coal
3-16
Report paints Murray as bully 
3-16
Pollution From Chinese Coal Casts a Global Shadow
3-16
Good Riddance Stephanie Timmermeyer, WV DEP Chief
3-16
AEP says needs clarity before building IGCC plant in Ohio  -  AEP plant may need Legislature to step in
3-16
Va. Newspaper's Editorial Position Is Not For Sale
3-16
The View from Zeb Mountain: Coal Company propaganda on front page
3-16
Blair wants 'climate revolution'
3-16
EU Agrees On Climate Change Legislation
3-16
Global warming is taking a toll on streams
3-16
'Still hope for Earth if we co-operate'
3-16
China's Emissions Rising Faster Than Thought
3-16
Climate change confuses migrating birds
3-16
Reduce tax on incomes and put tax on pollution: Al Gore
3-16
EU Aims To Set Pace In Fight On Climate Change
3-16
Stealth release of major federal study of Gulf Coast climate change transportation impacts
3-16
Proxy Ballots Feature Human Rights and Climate Change Issues
3-16
Economist Strikes Gold In Climate-Change Fight
3-16
Oilsands emissions could triple under Conservative plan 
3-16
GUEST BLOG: COAL FIRES
 
3-16
Wow...Hell is going to fill up fast
3-15
Stream bill is not as protective as it was touted to be
3-15
Coal company agrees to settle 300 pollution cases with state  -  Coal company pays $750,000 to settle pollution case
3-15
Feds investigating W.Va. Supreme Court
3-15
We must do better when it comes to cleaning up the environment
3-15
Two bills would restrict fly ash
3-15
Attacking Climate Change in Court
3-15
Latest Chinese coal mine accident kills 14
3-15
Dirty Coal Plants Criticized
3-14
Coal companies seek deals with state DEP
3-14
Feds question court employees; Probe focuses on relationship between judge, Massey CEO  -  Wall Street Journal: New Hearing Held in Coal Case  -  Supreme court candidates address recusal issue 
3-14
MSHA missed inspections at site of Fayette death  -  Man Killed At Fayette County Prep Plant  -  Mechanic Killed at W.Va. Coal Prep Plant  -  W.Va. records first coal death of 2008
3-14
DEP chief to quit DEP Secretary Out
3-14
Carbon Capture in the U.S. Faces Hard Realities
3-14
Longwall: Property Owners Look for Help
3-14
Extending coal's 'cone of death': Southwest Virginia already pays a high price in coal-generated pollution. Don't add more
3-14
A long-winded debate: Seven years of spirited arguments on Cape proposal have solved little
3-14
Major Green Initiatives are Sweeping College Campuses
3-14
Denham misses Ky. debris removal vote  -  Ky bill would leverage stream mitigation funds for water quality  - Coal miners strike back with mass rally at Capitol  
3-14
West Virginia should establish an energy reserve trust fund
3-14
Another Ohio River bridge bumped by barge
3-14
Coal waning
3-14
Mattea's Coal
3-14
Mark Dowie on Michael Shnayersons Coal River
3-14
Duke Weighs Coal, Carbon, Economics Of Fighting Climate Change
3-14
Mercury problem in Pa.  -  Catch and release: Indiana's mercury may be in your fish
3-14
We're all downwind: Conventional coal power means smoke
3-14
Miners Seek Payments
3-14
Energy, Environmental Legislation Meets Mixed Fate
3-14
Corbin KY blast key in safety study
3-14
Kansans Rallied to Resist Coal-Burning Power Plants
3-14
Baptists seeking to conserve
3-14
Climate Refugees In Political Pass
3-14
Build "Green" To Cut North American Emissions
3-13
"Environmental Rights Are Related to Many Other Rights"
3-13
Court hears Harman Mining arguments  -   Massey Dispute Returns to W. Va. Court 
3-13
Upcoming film looks at mountaintop mining
3-13
Tennessee: Religious lobbyists fight mining on state's peaks  -  Questions over federal mining laws delay mountaintop mining bill
3-13
3-13
Blind date with disaster
3-13
Massey Energy CEO Exercises Options
3-12
Fighting For The Land: Activists, Residents Tell Stories of Sickness, Outreach
3-12
 
What will post-coal state be like? (letters to the editor are great tools, please use them!)
3-12
State advised to address climate change  -  West Virginia needs climate plan, legislators told (while it is a good idea to attempt to clean up air emissions from burning coal, the pollutants don't magically disappear. There never has been, nor never will be "clean" coal --coal's dirty when you dig it, dirty when you clean it for market, dirty when you transport it, dirty when you burn it, dirty when you dispose of the ash,  and it sure dirties up politics.)  - Calls continue for W.Va. to address climate change  -  WV should take lead on climate change, speaker says
3-12
The coalminers come to Cape to complain - A house and county divided  - Cape Wind continues to generate strong opinions  -  Winds of Change off the Cape  - Outspoken opponents, strident supporters at Cape Wind hearing
3-12
Massey contract dispute returns to Supreme Court  -    Another Hearing For Massey Case 
3-12
Kentucky: Mining bill falls short by two votes in committee  - Lawmakers reject restrictions on mountaintop mining   -   KY Lawmakers Reject Restrictions On Mountaintop Mining  -     Rural vs. rural
3-12
World `Squandered' Decade in Climate Debate, Top Scientist Says
3-12
Clinton, Obama on Energy Legislation
3-12
Kansas: Sebelius reaffirms coal-plant bill veto Coal plant protesters want the state to go clean and green
3-12
Reps' Bill Targets Polluting Coal Plants
3-12
Take E-Action: Voting Commences to Decide Fossil Fool of the Year
3-12
The Bad News at the Pump: The $100-plus Barrel of Oil and What It Means   -  Tumbling dollar bolsters oil's push to new highs
3-12
Government Reports Warn Planners on Sea-Rise Threat to US Coasts   Climate Change Could Snarl US Transport
3-12
EU wants developing nations to do more on climate
3-12
Fears over pace of next climate deal
3-12
Green Party Gains Federal Level Ballot Access in West Virginia
3-12
Wild Pigs: Not Tough Enough to Face Ol King Coal
3-12
Saving the Baraboo Hills
3-12
Australian Cemetery To Offer Carbon-Free Funerals
3-11
Senate committee bows to King Coal
3-11
Boston Globe: Winds of change off the Cape
3-11
Natural gas utilities are no friend of Big Coal   -   The American Clean Skies Foundation
3-11
We must strive for sustainable energy (letters to the editor are great tools, please use them!)
3-11
'Gusher of Lies' Argues Persuasively That Energy Independence is an Impossible Dream
3-11
Coal is Evil Awareness Week, Part 1: Book Review, Big Coal
3-11
Rahall concerned about future of CSX, The Greenbrier
3-11
Miners, widows rights advocate dies
3-11
Voting Commences to Decide Fossil Fool of the Year
3-11
At EPA, Unions Break From Management
3-11
Canada emissions rules target oil sands, ban new coal plants
3-11
Xcel shuts Minn. King coal plant after explosion
3-11
Coal plant project has uncertain future
3-11
Cheap Oil Is Over: Kiss the Gas Guzzling NASCAR Era Goodbye
3-11
Environmental groups sue U.S. over polar bears
3-11
Southern Baptist leaders shift position on climate change
3-11
Global Warming Hits Tropical Glaciers in the Andes
3-11
Climate Change Barometer: The Swiss Decide on Global Warming
3-11
As the Science Pours In, Economists and Investors Call for Action
3-11
Not just swaying in the breeze (scroll down)
3-10
Carbon Output Must Near Zero To Avert Danger, New Studies Say
3-10
Senate to weigh DOE's power to overrule states; Law allows agency to dictate placement of power lines
3-10
US airlines pressed on climate change
3-10
Church to step up climate fight
3-10
Congress investigates possible water contamination caused by gas well drilling
3-10
Where was DEP accountability? (letters to the editor are great tools, please use them!)
3-10
Coalbed methane tax involves compromise
3-10
Cleveland Plain Dealer: 'Mountain Top Removal' is an eye-opening film about coal mining
3-10
MTR in the West?: Victoria shifts away from development of Flathead Valley
3-10
Strange As This Weather Has Been
3-10
New IGCC plant waits on carbon controls (scroll to 3/10)
3-10
Behemoths are slow to abandon coal
3-10
Bus-Sized Batteries May Help Efficiency Of US Grid
3-10
Writer-activist calls for more action against climate change
3-10
Ottawa to unveil climate change rules targeting oil sands, coal plants
3-10
Could Arctic Ice Melt Spawn New Kind of Cold War?
3-10
No Way To Fix Climate Without Private Sector
3-10
Reef Fish Get Lost As Climate Changes
3-10
Toxic West Virginia Series Takes Close Look at Mountain Top Removal
3-9
Guardian--Coal: The end is nigh
3-9
Elsewhere...Amid the debate, energy gets cleaner: Finding ways to make money in a world that must slash its use of fossil fuels
3-9
Meanwhile, in West Virginia...Charleston Gazette-- $2 billion power plant has no plan for capturing greenhouse gases   -  Grist--Expensive coal
3-9
Louisville Courier-Journal editorial: The time is now
3-9
War waged on coal plants (strange to can call people struggling for their homes, their communities, their forests, their streams, for clean water, clean air, jobs with a future --strange to call that "war" ...)
3-9
Sebelius left to clean up legislatures mess on Holcomb coal-plant bill  ("The folks who came up with clean coal are probably the same brains behind those mucus ads...Surely, anyone who can drive up sales by making talking mucus believable can do the same for clean coal. )
3-9
Delay in Bush Administration Polar Bear Policy Stirs Probe
3-9
Tainted wells elicit concern
3-9
Coal-to-liquids plant poor use of water
3-9
Chances slim for 13 trapped coal miners in NE China
3-9
Eat Locally, Ease Climate Change Globally
3-8
The End of Coal, and a New Beginning in Wealth
3-8
Future of coal power under fire
3-8
America's hottest export: Coal
3-8
Coal price seen rising 3 fold, to hit record
3-8
THE COAL INDUSTRY'S ACE IN THE HOLE
3-8
Ohio Valley Coal cited for polluting creek  -  Coal company hit with four violations...thus far
3-8
Dem Candidates Both Talking Up Clean Coal in Primary States
3-8
Obama endorses "clean" coal (and Apollo Project)  -  Jay explains why hes backing Obama
3-8
Any assertion that there can be 'clean coal' is misleading
3-8
Announcing the Foolies
3-8
Patriot Coal W.Va. Mine Has 2 Roof Falls
3-8
Beshear Trumpets Ky. Coal
3-8
Silas House speaks during writers series
3-8
Environmental groups to seek to prevent W. Pa. coal-plant
3-8
Kan. Energy Bill Creates Lobbying Battle
3-8
Mine report points finger at Murray Energy
3-8
Consol cited in mine fatality
3-8
Wrong priorities
3-8
Public Officials Deserve Thanks for Protecting Flathead Water
3-8
NY funds unite on emission disclosure
3-8
Ed Wiley For President!
3-8
A time to embrace a lifestyle of reconciling
3-8
Chronic arsenic poisoning from burning high-arsenic-containing coal in Guizhou, China
3-8
New Research Confirms Antarctic Thaw Fears
3-8
Climate change reported grim for Canada
3-8
UN: Climate danger for Middle East, North Africa
3-7
New Book Puts Cost of Saving Planet at $190 Billion a year-- or the equivalent of a third of US annual military expenditure
3-7
AEP coal project OK'd  -  PSC approves $2.3 billion "clean-coal" plant  -   Ruling expected on $2.2 billion power plant
3-7
AEP, Allegheny offered high-returns package to build new power lines   -   PSC Staff Challenges Need for TrAILCo Project
3-7
W. Va. Court says it can't investigate Maynard-Blankenship friendship
3-7
W. Va. stream "protection" bill heads to governor
3-7
Kentucky: A ray of light for 'stream saver' bill   -   Proposal Could Halt Mountaintop Removal  -  House Bill 164 would protect our waterways
3-7
House OKs survey of usable water in southern coalfield mines
3-7
Congressional report blames Murray Energy, MSHA for mine disaster; Kennedy calls for criminal probe
3-7
Falling through the cracks
3-7
Environmental Sin: Mountaintop Removal (scroll down)
3-7
Nun lives on the margins in Appalachia
3-7
Student groups seek funds for alternative spring break trips  -    At Williams, Sendor blossoms into environmental champion
3-7
Coal industry ramps up lobbying
3-7
Architect issues challenge to reduce dependence on coal
3-7
No such thing as a 'clean coal' plant   -    Governor Kaine Loves Clean Coal but theres still hope for him, and for Virginia
3-7
Beshear pledges support to coal-to-gas plant, greener state
3-7
Pressure mounts on coal king
3-7
Iowa Agency Rejects Proposed Coal Plant
3-7
Kansas: Senate OKs coal bill as House preps for veto
3-7
Investors file flurry of global-warming resolutions
3-7
AEP Lobbied on Climate Change Bills  
3-7
Global warming 'skeptics' conference enabled by conservative philanthropy
3-7
Two Documentaries to Rip You Up. Plus: Additional Reading!
3-7
The Peak Oil Crisis: Polity on Trial
3-7
Bus, truck collide in China, killing 10
3-7
EU Warned of Climate-Induced Polar Security Threat
3-6
Report: World must act on climate change now  -   On Environment: Pay Now, Or Pay Big Later
3-6
Candidate seeks info on justice; Answers wanted on Maynard's link to Massey CEO  -  Independent Investigation of Chief Justice
3-6
College students spend break fighting coal plants
3-6
W. Va. House sends on clean-streams bill
3-6
Ky. panel delays vote on 'stream saver' bill   -  Vote on mountaintop mining bill delayed, could come soon  -  Coal representatives oppose stream saver bill
3-6
Recent coal article deserves The Focker   -   Editorial nothing but a free ad for coal (letters to the editor are great tools, please use them)
3-6
Black lung--passing of friends (letters to the editor are great tools, please use them)
3-6
Sierra coalition hosts Save the Ales
3-6
$25 million stands between coal plant, reality (and the reality is there is no such things as "clean" coal)
3-6
A cascade of news shows that coal is on the ropes   -   Feds Halt Financing for New Rural Coal Plants  -  Beating Back the Coal Rush: Feds Suspend Subsidized Loan Program for Rural Coal Plants
3-6
Kansas House again endorses expansion of coal-burning plant
3-6
Coal project stirs interstate spat
3-6
Groups fighting Cliffside permit
3-6
Ore. Coal Plant Major Gorge Polluter
3-6
Annual Law school environmental conference begins
3-6
Can states cut carbon? EPA says no. California's bid to set tougher auto-emissions standards has been stymied by the Bush administration. Now the courts will decide.
3-6
Arctic Tundra May Burn as Global Warming Increases Shrub Cover
3-6
Snagged sling led to deaths of three men at Gibson mine
3-6
China coal mine fire kills 17: state media
3-6
Cleveland's Snowdance
 
3-6
Burning the Future: Coal in America (A Film Review)
3-6
Rise Up! West Virginia
3-5
House OKs stronger W. Va. stream measure
3-5
Decoy may save Kentucky bill on streams  -  Proposal could halt mountaintop mining   -  "Stream Saver" bill gets new life in Frankfort
3-5
Official begs support for Greenbrier co-gen plant
3-5
Loans Program for Coal Plants Suspended
3-5
Clean-coal tax credits going to federal court   -   Mountaintop Advocates Open New Front in Fight Against Coal
3-5
Proposed coal plant in rural Missouri delayed
3-5
World coal demand could test US capacity -Arch CEO
3-5
Obama and Clinton vs. Global Warming
3-5
Kathy Mattea Examines Coal Mining on New CD
3-5
The High Cost of Coal-to-Liquids
3-5
Earthquake Shakes Up German Coal Mining
3-5
Mercury warnings posted 
3-5
Warming May Have Caused Salmon Collapse
3-5
Confessions on Climate
3-5
Noise, mud and muck
3-5
British activists target coal-fire power
3-5
Mercury Threatens Next Generation Of Loons  -  Study shows loons' reaction to mercury
3-4
U.S. coal power boom suddenly wanes; Worries about global warming and rising construction costs give the edge to natural-gas and renewable-energy plants
3-4
Power companies shock PSC; $156 million rate hike request is largest ever by West Virginia utilities
3-4
Cemetery protection bill is dead
3-4
Minn. Green Policy Looms Over Neighbor
3-4
Texas coal plants must be stopped
3-4
Coal industry steps up lobbying in face of Washington battles
3-4
THE LINK BETWEEN TOXIC CHEMICALS AND GLOBAL WARMING
3-4
Will global warming increase plant frost damage?
 
3-4
Climate change's most deadly threat: drought
3-4
Going green for Lent
3-4
AUSTRALIA: Act Now On Climate Change Gov't Warned
 
3-3
College students join anti-coal plant efforts
3-3
Burning The Future Movie Review  -   Oh hell yes   -  Burning the Future
3-3
Public campaign financing works
3-3
Newspaper derelict in not covering rally
3-3
Don't be deceived on energy promises
3-3
Tennessee coal producers balk at high-mining ban
3-3
3-3
Conservation, 'small power' can make energy debate moot
3-3
The Senate Shills for Big Oil
3-3
Antarctic Boulders May Point To Sea Level Rise
3-3
Skeptics on Human Climate Impact Seize on Cold Spell
3-2
Perception that justice can be bought harms the judiciary
3-2
The Rev. Dennis D. Sparks: Is there hope for streams?  -  Kessler amendment to kill Tier 2.5 stands
3-2
Woman pinned under coal truck recalls horror
3-2
Mary Wildfire: Campaign money corrupts
3-2
Kroger Cares program deserves support
3-2
Rise Up! West Virginia shown in Ansted Feb. 28
3-2
Jeff Biggers op-ed in Washington Post: 'Clean' Coal? Don't Try to Shovel That.
3-2
Tenn. bill to ban mountaintop removal draws opposition from coal industry
3-2
Keeping coal in the spotlight: High-powered P.R. firm goes to work polishing the image
3-2
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette review of 'Coal River' by Michael Shnayerson  -   San Jose Mercury News: AUTHOR OFFERS SEARING INDICTMENT OF 'KING COAL' IN APPALACHIA
3-2
Trading hammers for health care: Wheeling Jesuit students experience a different kind of service trip
3-2
Mightier than the pen?: Fish farms on land are future, entrepreneur says
3-2
Cordova's long wait for justice
3-2
Amphibians doomed, local biologists say
3-2
Turn Out Some Lights; Save a Mountain
3-1
Jeff Biggers op-ed in Washington Post: 'Clean' Coal? Don't Try to Shovel That.
3-1
Officials: coal-waste spill into creek may be clearing
3-1
Mountaintop-removal hearing generates strong turnout
3-1
AEP wants 17% rate increase
3-1
MSHA tightens limits on asbestos exposure
3-1
Coal-to-liquid insanity for Ohio? Hundreds Hear "Alternative" Energy Plan In Columbiana County
3-1
A Culture of Death and Destruction
3-1
U.S. Won't Finance Montana Coal Plant
3-1
Whats Eating Big Coal?
3-1
Coal plant friends become foes
3-1
NC lawsuit against TVA over coal-plant emissions heading to trial
3-1
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? Check Out Burning the Future: Coal In America to Find Out
3-1
Facts about how, why coal is used
3-1
Burning the Future: Coal in America  -  Burning the future premieres in NYC - rave reviews
3-1
3-1
Will U.S. become world's nuclear-waste dump?
3-1
Concerns About the Climate That Go Beyond Snow

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