Coal Companies Are Dying While Their Execs Grab More Cash


The industry is collapsing, but its corporate bigwigs are doing just fine.

Will New Orleans Survive the Next Katrina?

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Take a bird’s-eye tour of the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana.

Scott Walker Thinks Obama’s Climate Plan Will Jack Up Your Electric Bill. He’s Wrong.

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Here’s why the president’s plan isn’t a job-killing monstrosity.

President Obama Just Finalized His Plan to Fight Climate Change

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The EPA’s new rules will crack down on emissions from coal-fired power plants.

This GOP Presidential Candidate Actually Believes in Climate Change. But He Doesn’t Want to Fix It.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn’t “want to overreact” to global warming.

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