Video of police stuck in mud during German mine protest viewed 2.2M times
The police had apparently clashed with protestors who were demonstrating against the destruction of a village.
Republicans want to "phase out" electric cars to protect fossil fuels
The proliferation of electric vehicles, they said, would be detrimental to Wyoming and the "ability for the country to efficiently engage in commerce."
Russians face freezing to death as they run out of fuel to heat homes
An investigation has been launched into the cause of a coal shortage in the Russian town of Kamen-na-Obi and criminal proceedings could be initiated.
Why do fossil fuels have so much carbon stored in them?
When fossil fuels are burned they produce carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere and is contributing to global warming.
Joe Rogan: Protesters gluing themselves to art "should work in a coal mine"
The podcaster criticized climate activists who have tried to gain attention for their cause by attacking famous artworks.
Conservatives slam Joe Manchin after he calls Biden's remarks "disgusting"
Amid Manchin and Biden's dispute over coal companies, some Republicans criticized Manchin's vote for the Inflation Reduction Act.
How Coal Production Has Changed in America in the Last 20 Years
Despite a slight increase in coal production forecast for 2022, the use of renewable energy sources in the U.S. continues to increase.
Colorado's Drake Power Plant to Shut for Good After 100 Years: 'Milestone'
The plant's closure comes as part of a Colorado Springs plan to retire all coal power generation by 2030.
Newsom Redirects California Heat Wave Issue by Pointing to Texas Coal Usage
The Democratic governor of the country's most populous state responded to criticism that California's green energy was reducing electric capacity.
West Virginia Solidifies Coal Business Despite Manchin Backing Climate Deal
While West Virginia's treasurer announced the state won't do business with banks that boycott fossil fuels, Manchin supported a major climate agreement.
U.S. Produces More Power from Wind and Solar than Nuclear for First Time
Renewable energy from wind and solar power produced more electricity in the U.S. than nuclear energy for the first time in April.
Putin Is Making More on Oil Than He's Spending on Ukraine War
According to a recent report, Russia made nearly $100 billion in fossil fuel exports during the first 100 days of the war in Ukraine.
Protestors Arrested at Coal Waste Plant Affiliated With Manchin's Family
Demonstrators accused Senator Joe Manchin of profiting off the plant, which his family's company provides with inefficient coal waste products.
EU Has Paid Russia $16 Billion for Fossil Fuels Since Ukraine War Started
Independent research body CREA estimates the EU has still paid billions since February 24, despite Russia being internationally ostracized.
EPA Denies Requests From Plants in 3 States to Extend Coal Ash Operations
The EPA is forcing the plans to shut down their coal ash ponds ahead of schedule in an effort to curb toxic wastewater coming from the coal-burning plants.
Striking Miner Claims Company Would 'Starve Workers' Before Giving Raises
Braxton Wright, of United Mine Workers of America Local Union 2368, told Senator Bernie Sanders that Warrior Met Coal has refused to pay its employees.
Missing College Student Madelyn Allen Found in Basement Covered in Coal
Allen was reported missing by her roommates after she was last seen leaving her dorm on the evening of December 13.
Denmark to Pay Kosovo $236M to Rent Prison Cells as Prison Population Rises
Kosovo agreed to rent Denmark 300 of its prison cells in return for funds to help build a green energy system to replace its coal use.
U.S. to Pull Out of Carbon Projects Overseas Entirely for First Time
The U.S. will still fund projects in vulnerable areas in need of expanded energy access.
26 Coal-Fired Power Plants Plan to Stop Burning Coal Due to New Rule
A new rule requiring coal-fired power plants to remove ash and toxic metals from their wastewater has caused dozens to shut down or switch to natural gas.
New Delhi Considers Lockdown Over Dangerous Air Pollution Covering the City
Smog covered the Indian city of New Delhi where air particles were seven times higher than what the World Health Organization deemed as safe levels.
Former Coal Mine Safety Director Testifies He Cheated Dust Readings
The director said he skirted the rules by moving the pumps in cleaner parts of the mine to lower the dust readings.
COP26 Deal Fails to Impress Environmentalists After Coal Compromise
Greta Thunberg warned of a "tsunami of greenwashing" to frame the deal as "a step in the right direction."
Countries Plan to Cut Reliance on Coal, UN Climate Draft Agreement Shows
Coal is the single largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, making it a key target in emissions reduction plans.
Live Updates: End of Coal Power 'In Sight' as 40+ Countries Agree to Quit
The end of coal power is "in sight" as over 40 countries agree to quit the polluting power source before 2050 - but major players including the U.S. are refusing to sign up. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
West Virginians Not Climate 'Deniers,' But Don't Want to Pay to Go Green
"We're talking about an energy transition," Natalie Roper of The Just Transition Fund told Newsweek. "That doesn't mean they won't have access to quality jobs."
Manchin Praised by Billionaire Who Voted for Trump as 'Most Important Guy'
"I call him every week and say, 'Joe, you're doing great,'" billionaire Nelson Peltz said.
China Coal Production Hits Highest Level This Year to Avert Energy Crisis
China's months-long energy crisis could last until next spring, but the government says it has boosted production to meet the shortage of supply.
Joe Manchin, Biden's Climate Nemesis, Makes $492K a Year From Coal
Manchin's latest financial disclosure shows he earned more than twice his Senate salary in 2020 via shares in a contractor for a power plant that burns waste coal.
Progressives Blast Possible Change in Biden Climate Agenda Due to Manchin
"The tyranny of Joe Manchin is a tragedy for the rest of us," Representative Ritchie Torres tweeted.