BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. and China officials worked toward an agreement Tuesday to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change — and could offer a potential lifeline for an industry that's seen its fortunes fade.
Billionaire George Soros warms up to coal as stock prices hit bottom
Billionaire investor George Soros, who has demonized fossil fuels for years through his think tanks and political contributions, seems to have warmed up to Big Coal now that stocks are dirt cheap.
Natural gas is no clean energy hero, new research suggests
Natural gas has quantifiably helped cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but new research suggests most accounts greatly exaggerate its role in pollution cuts in recent years.
Coal is not dead: New study describes forces behind the 'coal renaissance'
While some are calling the current depressed state of the coal market "the end of coal", a new study has revealed it is actually undergoing a renaissance.
SaskPower’s carbon capture project wins another award
REGINA — SaskPower’s Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has won the 2015 Edison Award, the international electrical industry’s top honour, the Crown corporation announced Monday.
The award, given by the U.S.-based Edison Electric Institute, celebrates “distinguished leadership, innovation and contribution to the advancement of the electrical industry for the benefit of all.”
Groups fear loss of S.C. forests to fill Europe's energy needs
COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina’s role in the increasingly controversial wood pellet industry could expand with the construction of a new shipping terminal at the Port of Charleston.
Energy companies Abengoa and Kinder Morgan are asking federal regulators for permission to each build an export terminal.
Inside the war on coal
The war on coal is not just political rhetoric, or a paranoid fantasy concocted by rapacious polluters. It’s real and it’s relentless. Over the past five years, it has killed a coal-fired power plant every 10 days. It has quietly transformed the U.S. electric grid and the global climate debate.