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Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say

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Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say

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We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sen...
04:17, 2019-06-03

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal i...
21:17, 2019-07-02

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s firs...
08:51, 2019-07-11

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up ...
13:00, 2019-08-06

David Attenborough criticizes Australia on climate, coal policy British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has criticized Australia for changing its rhetoric on climate policy, saying the government's support for new coal mines showed the world it did not care abo...
16:51, 2019-09-24

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison s...
05:00, 2019-08-13

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe wo...
17:17, 2019-06-15

G20 countries triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need ...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned on Wednesday....
00:51, 2019-09-05

China struggling to kick its coal habit despite Beijing's big climate pledges On the coal-rich plains of Inner Mongolia, thick white smoke curls from the huge chimney of a thermal coal power plant which the Chinese Communist Party had pledged to stop constructing two years ago....
04:51, 2019-09-29

Australian state rejects Korea-led coal project on climate concerns Korea Electric Power Corp's Bylong coal project was rejected by a state commission in New South Wales on Wednesday marking a third coal project in Australia knocked back this year that cited climate c...
12:17, 2019-09-18

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sa...
20:00, 2019-08-12

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
16:51, 2019-06-23

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Pe...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Fight the power: why climate activists are suing Europe’s biggest coal plant Future of Poland’s Bełchatów power station under scrutiny as grassroots groups and NGOs take radical actionIt is Europe’s biggest coal plant, with annual CO2 emissions roughly equivalent to those of t...
03:17, 2019-09-27

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger ret...
15:51, 2019-05-21

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands,...
18:00, 2019-06-14

Daily on Energy: Coal companies’ climate fight complicates EPA’s power rule defense Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
01:00, 2019-10-10

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only d...
20:00, 2019-06-19

Trump rolls back key Obama climate rule that targeted coal pollution – live Experts warn new rule could help some of America’s dirtiest coal plants to keep running, while Hope Hicks testifies on Mueller and RussiaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.31pm BS...
17:51, 2019-06-19

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
05:00, 2019-05-22

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than everywhere else, so they’re feeling the impacts o...
17:34, 2019-05-24

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among youn...
16:01, 2019-05-29

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest way...
14:34, 2019-06-20

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real ch...
20:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in ...
23:34, 2019-07-09

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns,...
23:34, 2019-07-09

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the clim...
10:34, 2019-07-10

'Sorry, this is an emergency': Climate protesters block streets around world Thousands of climate activists took to the streets of cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert...
17:34, 2019-10-07

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across th...
02:17, 2019-06-28

UK National Theatre to end Shell link in 'climate emergency' Britain's National Theatre has decided to end its partnership with energy group Royal Dutch Shell as part of a broader "climate emergency" initiative to reduce its carbon impact....
21:00, 2019-10-04

'Sorry, this is an emergency': Climate protesters block streets around the world Thousands of climate-change protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions a...
01:34, 2019-10-08

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline...
23:00, 2019-06-19

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
14:51, 2019-06-18

The Guardian view on the climate emergency: a dangerous paralysis | Editorial The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to doThe difference between speed limits and speed cameras is that speed cameras work. They arouse fear and frustration, bu...
23:51, 2019-07-10

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergen...
23:17, 2019-07-10

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey findsLife on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisisThe climate crisis is causing...
12:00, 2019-08-12

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching E...
13:51, 2019-08-01

John Kerry says we can't leave climate emergency to 'neanderthals' in power It’s a lie that humanity has to choose between prosperity and protecting the future, former US secretary of state tells Australian conferenceThe former US secretary of state John Kerry has warned that...
08:17, 2019-09-03

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat m...
23:34, 2019-09-12

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:51, 2019-06-18

UK to host crucial global talks on tackling climate emergency COP26 meeting in Glasgow in 2020 will determine future course of efforts to avert crisisBritain is to host a crunch climate conference next year at which the future direction of global efforts to aver...
21:00, 2019-09-10

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
11:17, 2019-06-21

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to ...
21:00, 2019-06-14

Climate emergency: City mayors are 'world's first responders', says UN chief City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ summit in Copenhagen....
23:00, 2019-10-11

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
03:34, 2019-06-19

Climate emergency to blame for heather crisis – National Trust Trust says hillsides turning from purple to brown after loss of 75% of plant on some slopesHillsides across Britain have turned from glorious purple to muddy brown because of a worrying loss of heathe...
01:51, 2019-09-05

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, far...
16:51, 2019-06-17

The Guardian view on climate breakdown: an emergency for all, but especially the poor | Editorial Record temperatures in Europe and the US have reinforced the danger of global heating for many inhabitants. But others are and will be far worse hitWe tend to learn better from experience than from wh...
21:17, 2019-07-31

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to figh...
04:34, 2019-05-22

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is coun...
21:17, 2019-09-18

Two-thirds of U.S. birds face extinction due to climate-linked 'emergency': Audubon Two-thirds of bird species in North America, already disappearing at an alarming rate, face extinction unless immediate action is taken to slow the rate of climate change, the National Audubon Society...
22:00, 2019-10-10

Severe hunger threatens millions in Somalia as climate emergency deepens Aid efforts to help communities struggling to recover from drought compounded by continuing conflict, aggravated by al-ShabaabSomalia faces a new humanitarian crisis with more than 2 million people no...
14:34, 2019-08-29

Football appears too self-important to bother itself about climate emergency | Louise Taylor Choosing to stage Euro 2020 in 12 different countries is a decision that seems to be lacking in common senseImagine a series of outline maps spanning England, Europe and, perhaps even, the world. They...
18:34, 2019-09-09

Crossbench to call on parliament to declare a 'climate emergency' – politics live MPs demand action day after water minister David Littleproud said he was unsure if climate change was manmade. All the days events, live 10.32pm BST Labor, which went to the election with a plan to re...
00:00, 2019-09-11

Australian Medical Association declares climate change a health emergency Exclusive: AMA points to ‘clear scientific evidence indicating severe impacts for our patients and communities’The Australian Medical Association has formally declared climate change a health emergenc...
08:17, 2019-09-03

Daily on Energy: Oil drillers make the tricky case that they can help the ‘climate emergency’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:34, 2019-07-10

Nearly 70 Activists Arrested Attempting to Steal Coal From One of New England's Biggest Coal Plants In late August, nine activists walked into the Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire. They didn’t seek approval or go through any security to enter the coal power plant. The group of activists, whic...
01:00, 2019-09-30

Trump's pledge to save US coal is failing, leaving coal country in crisis In the past five years, coal output is down 27%, triggering a wave of bankruptcies. No state has suffered more than Wyoming, the nation's largest coal producer, accounting for 40% of the nation&#...
20:00, 2019-10-08

Arch Coal, Peabody Energy to Form Coal Joint Venture Arch Coal and Peabody Energy are combining their Powder River Basin and Colorado assets in a joint venture aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of coal against natural gas and renewables....
17:51, 2019-06-19

John Hewson urges Liberal conscience vote on climate emergency motion The former Liberal leader is championing crossbench bill and argues ‘it was an emergency 30 years ago’The former Liberal leader John Hewson has called on Scott Morrison to grant government MPs a consc...
21:00, 2019-09-10

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie San...
20:17, 2019-07-08

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for Congress to declare climate change an emergency WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday to demand that Congress declare climate change a national emergency. “This is a political crisis of inaction,” ...
00:51, 2019-07-10

City mayors ‘world’s first responders to climate emergency’, UN chief tells Summit City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ summit in Copenhagen....
19:00, 2019-10-11

Moderate Liberals urged to break ranks and vote for climate emergency motion Adam Bandt says every MP ‘capable of supporting this motion’ since it does not condemn the governmentThe Greens have intensified efforts ahead of the return of federal parliament next week to lobby mo...
05:00, 2019-10-12

Bird emergency: Climate change threatens two-thirds of North American species A new report suggests as much as two-thirds of North America's bird species could be threatened with extinction as a result of range loss, should climate change continue unabated....
14:00, 2019-10-11

Climate emergency ‘a new danger’ to peace, youth activists hear ahead of World Day Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secretary-General told the annual peace...
22:17, 2019-09-20

'Bird emergency': Climate change threatening two-thirds of species in U.S. with extinction, report says Climate change is creating a 'frightening future' for America's birds: Nearly two-thirds are at risk for extinction, National Audubon Society says.        ...
03:00, 2019-10-11

‘This Is an Emergency. Our House Is on Fire.’ Greta Thunberg Addresses New York’s Climate Strike On Friday, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world took part in strikes to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes were planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and mor...
10:17, 2019-09-21

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emer...
23:34, 2019-08-26

Former Coal Secretary HC Gupta Acquitted In Coal Scam A court on Thursday acquitted former coal secretary HC Gupta and a Delhi-based company in a corruption case related to the allocation of a Chhattisgarh-based coal block, after the CBI "miserably......
21:00, 2019-08-29

'It's our future that's at stake': US students plan to skip school Friday to fight climate 'emergency' Tens of thousands of high school students in cities nationwide plan to skip class Friday to attend Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
22:17, 2019-09-19

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to ...
18:51, 2019-06-30

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to...
11:17, 2019-08-23

Oil Giants, Under Fire From Climate Activists and Investors, Mount a Defense Thirteen energy companies gathered in New York City to pledge action on climate change, though many of their ideas would perpetuate the use of oil and gas....
02:17, 2019-09-24

Wall Street investment giants voting against key climate resolutions Asset management companies BlackRock Inc and Vanguard have failed to live up to pledge to support climate action at energy firmsSome of Wall Street’s largest asset management companies are failing to ...
22:17, 2019-09-17

Sanders compares climate change push to Pearl Harbor response as he unveils emergency resolution Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday compared the push to combat climate change to the response to the attack on Pearl Harbor as he unveiled legislation that would declare a “climate emergency" and ...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has,...
01:51, 2019-06-15

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time”...
04:17, 2019-09-22

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive...
20:51, 2019-06-23

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotli...
02:51, 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for climate change emergency mobilization, seeks a re-do of failed Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce Tuesday a resolution declaring a climate change emergency, a move that comes after the Green New Deal failed to take off the ground...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotli...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkey’s Syria offensive; history’s made as countries s...
23:34, 2019-10-11

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Make an Emergency Budget Before You Have to Deal With a Financial Emergency Everyone who reads this site has heard a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency fund. But when such an emergency comes along, how do you use that money wisely?...
21:00, 2019-05-29

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-10

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
00:00, 2019-05-29

GOP Sen. Inhofe giving out 'Climate Hypocrite Awards' for Global Climate Week As activists around the world protest for Global Climate Change Week, all timed with the U.N. Climate Action Summit, one GOP senator announced Monday he is giving out "Climate Hypocrite Awards."...
19:17, 2019-09-24

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, d...
16:51, 2019-09-20

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
18:17, 2019-09-19

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initia...
16:17, 2019-09-19

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved ...
06:51, 2019-09-21

BHP and the Long Goodbye From Coal Power coal has generated big profits for miners over the years, but these days it mostly generates trouble. That doesn’t mean getting out of the business is easy....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more...
11:17, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
14:51, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate change protest – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for the latest school strike 4 climate newsWh...
07:17, 2019-09-20

COMMENTARY: Is climate change changing the political climate? Look at the climate change plans of the Greens and the NDP, because they show what could be on the negotiating table in a minority government, Nathalie Des Rosiers says....
15:51, 2019-09-27

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to powe...
10:17, 2019-07-16

Three coal miners die in Poland after quake Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country's mining industry this year....
20:51, 2019-07-01

The market has spoken: Coal is dying President Donald Trump has gutted regulations on the coal industry, falsely claimed that windmills cause cancer and installed a former coal lobbyist to lead the EPA....
22:17, 2019-09-23

China struggling to kick its coal habit On the coal-rich plains of Inner Mongolia, thick white smoke curls from the huge chimney of a thermal coal power plant which the Chinese Communist Party had pledged to stop constructing two years ago....
07:17, 2019-09-29

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West...
09:34, 2019-08-12

Coal output is down nearly 30 percent. Here's why that's a problem in Wyoming There's a crisis brewing in the Western states as utilities are replacing coal-fired electric power plants with natural gas. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports....
20:00, 2019-10-08

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:17, 2019-06-07

Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline Electricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low gas prices...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Fallout from Tennessee coal ash spill continues A massive coal ash spill outside a Tennessee power plant in 2008 has had long reaching consequences, workers who cleaned up the ash spill say they are suffering from illnesses that include cancer. (Au...
12:34, 2019-08-28

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
01:34, 2019-05-24

Investors with more than $5 trillion target BHP over coal funding Investors representing A$8 trillion ($5.4 trillion) have backed a call for BHP to ditch funding for industry groups whose actions are inconsistent with the Paris climate agreement, an Australian NGO s...
14:00, 2019-10-10

US generates more electricity from renewables than coal for first time ever In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity from renewable sources than coal for the first time e...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Germany to join alliance to phase out coal In the wake of the global student climate strike, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Germany would move further in its efforts to phase out coal. Berlin is hoping to shut down all its coal-power...
08:51, 2019-09-22

Fidelity battles IRS in court over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments' courtroom battle with the IRS over disallowed tax credits drew to a close on Tuesday when lawyers clashed over whether the mutual fund giant was a bonafide partner in the product...
22:34, 2019-08-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
00:34, 2019-05-22

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construct...
08:00, 2019-05-31

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devi...
21:34, 2019-08-13

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-mill...
20:51, 2019-06-12

BHP urges investors to veto resolution against coal lobbying Mining giant BHP Group Ltd urged shareholders on Thursday to vote against a resolution that would require the company to quit industry groups that lobby for policies inconsistent with the Paris climat...
19:51, 2019-09-05

BHP warns investors coal could be phased out 'sooner than expected' Mining giant loses its appetite for thermal coal and will turn instead to oil, copper and nickelBHP is looking to add more oil, copper and nickel resources to its portfolio, while souring on thermal c...
11:51, 2019-05-22

2 big US coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations Two of the world’s largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve their competitiveness against natural gas and renewa...
20:01, 2019-06-19

World’s largest untapped coal reserve about to go up in smoke Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that is about to change as large mining operations get under way...
05:00, 2019-10-03

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from che...
06:17, 2019-07-19

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of gree...
00:01, 2019-05-23

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
22:51, 2019-08-01

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environm...
02:17, 2019-06-20

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies a...
22:51, 2019-09-16

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-runn...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee c...
18:51, 2019-06-13

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel...
07:00, 2019-06-05

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
19:17, 2019-08-01

The World Is Installing a Ton of Renewables, but Coal Could Screw Things Up The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the capacity for renewable energy to grow by almost 12 percent this year. Gotta love us some solar and wind energy! The problem is, the world is still hav...
22:17, 2019-09-20

UK to be left with five coal power stations after latest closure News comes as National Grid announces greenest winter for energy use after mild weatherThe UK’s race to increase renewable energy sources has intensified with the announcement of plans to close anothe...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Wood Pellets Draw Fire as Alternative to Coal The wood-pellet business is thriving based on the argument that trees are a clean-energy alternative to coal, but the science behind it is facing challenges from researchers who say cutting and burnin...
14:34, 2019-08-07

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) A remarkable thing happened in the US in April. For the first time ever, renewable electricity generation beat out coal-fi...
17:17, 2019-06-28

Bevin: Return all severance tax revenue to coal counties Gov. Matt Bevin says he’ll propose returning 100% of Kentucky’s coal severance tax revenues to coal-producing counties in his next budget plan if he wins reelection. The Republican governo...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated ...
10:51, 2019-06-07

These coastal First Nations want polluting countries to ditch coal for B.C. LNG "If you're travelling in a country like China and see the air that they breathe, I mean, anything that we can do to help clean that area would make sense."...
19:34, 2019-10-09

Wyoming's shrinking coal industry leads to job losses The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies a...
13:17, 2019-09-16

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a feder...
08:34, 2019-05-22

Share of coal in UK's electricity system falls to record lows Average of 0.7% of total second-quarter electricity generated came from most polluting power plantsThe share of coal in the UK’s electricity system has fallen to record lows in recent months, accordin...
20:00, 2019-08-30

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest att...
08:34, 2019-08-14

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
18:34, 2019-05-28

German utilities firm RWE to close its last UK coal plant in 2020 Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesThe German utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the coming winter, leaving only four remaining coal plant...
20:51, 2019-08-01

Quake in Polish coal mine injures 16 miners: Radio Zet Sixteen miners were injured after a quake in the Bielszowice coal mine in southern Poland on Thursday, with three of them in serious condition, private radio Zet said....
17:34, 2019-10-03

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions ...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Laid off and owed pay: the Kentucky miners blocking coal trains The protest has endured for more than six weeks, gaining national attention and support from Bernie SandersHarlan county, Kentucky, earned the nickname “Bloody Harlan” from a series of labor strikes a...
08:51, 2019-09-18

Kentucky coal miner dies from injuries suffered last week FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say a coal miner has died from injuries suffered last week at a mine in southeastern Kentucky. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet says Felix (Matt) Nor...
21:17, 2019-05-31

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compens...
11:34, 2019-07-04

Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, according to local officials and reports. Chris Cline, ...
09:00, 2019-07-05

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politic...
01:00, 2019-06-04

Coal tycoon Chris Cline and six others die in Bahamas helicopter crash Daughter and five other US citizens also killed, authorities sayDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicop...
14:51, 2019-07-06

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday will launch what he calls the largest ever coordinated campaign to beat climate change, which will close all U.S. coal plants by 2030....
14:17, 2019-06-07

Even Under a Coal-Loving Leader, Australia Is Leading the Charge for Renewables In Australia, record-breaking rooftop solar installations are helping the country increase its renewable energy generation. By 2030, renewables could make up more than half the electricity generated i...
05:34, 2019-05-30

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind? The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-31

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups say...
17:34, 2019-06-10

China aims to shut 8.7 GW of coal power by year-end - regulator China will aim to shut a total of 8.66 gigawatts (GW) of obsolete coal-fired power capacity by the end of this year, its energy regulator said, part of its efforts to curb smog and greenhouse gas emis...
06:00, 2019-09-30

German coal closure auctions could be costly, insufficient: study German climate protection plans involving the closure of some coal plants might cost 1.2 billion euros ($1.32 billion) by 2030 without achieving the desired reductions in carbon emissions, an independ...
19:17, 2019-09-23

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data pub...
09:51, 2019-09-19

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and Jagalingou country for the controversial new Adani...
20:17, 2019-09-02

Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal....
23:34, 2019-08-14

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-power...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Centennial Coal massively increased emissions from two mines with no penalty Miner given permission due to ‘loopholes’ in safeguard mechanism, Australian Conservation Foundation saysAn Australian mining company was able to massively increase greenhouse gas emissions from two o...
11:34, 2019-10-06

The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are call...
16:34, 2019-09-11

Some $71 billion of Japanese coal assets at risk from cheaper renewables As much as $71 billion of Japanese coal assets could be at risk as the economic viability of plants is undermined by cheaper renewable energy, research by the University of Tokyo, Carbon Tracker and t...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
01:34, 2019-07-10

The Latest: EPA chief expects new coal-fired plants to open WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The Trump administration expects new coal-fired power plants to open as a result of...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
20:51, 2019-06-13

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Da...
15:34, 2019-06-13

Coal Production Hit As Dipka Mine, Country's Third Largest, Is Flooded Heavy rain in Chhattisgarh's Korba district has led to flooding in the lower trenches of the Dipka coal mine and severely affected operations in the country's third-largest open-pit mining operation,....
19:00, 2019-10-04

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warned Australia to reduce its coal emissions and do mo...
09:34, 2019-08-12

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
09:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal co...
03:51, 2019-07-24

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to me...
10:17, 2019-06-12

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
10:34, 2019-06-18

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
01:34, 2019-07-15

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a docume...
14:34, 2019-05-27

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect t...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Coal union invites Democratic presidential hopefuls to their 'turf' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
19:00, 2019-07-09

Daily on Energy: Coal communities risk fiscal collapse Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:51, 2019-07-15

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being warned or asked to move....
11:34, 2019-07-22

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions a...
16:17, 2019-07-02

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3.12pm on FridayThe power switch: tracking Britain’s record coal-free run Great Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a for...
18:34, 2019-05-31

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg ...
21:34, 2019-05-31

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New South Wales, a landmark court case over a new coalmine...
07:00, 2019-08-29

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still pla...
12:17, 2019-08-19

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted...
18:00, 2019-07-31

NSW government may open two new coal fields for exploration to boost economic growth Exclusive: Berejiklian government urged to develop Hawkins-Rumker area and Wollar field near BylongThe New South Wales government is considering opening two large coal fields to exploration as it seek...
15:34, 2019-10-10

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to me...
13:17, 2019-06-12

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation....
22:17, 2019-07-04

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Pa...
21:17, 2019-09-03

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standing down in 2007, John Browne was CEO of BP for 12 ye...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Coal baron Cline among 7 dead in Bahamas helicopter crash - media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends ...
06:34, 2019-07-05

Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing fri...
08:34, 2019-07-05

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie...
02:51, 2019-07-01

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
01:17, 2019-07-12

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal in...
17:17, 2019-07-01

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets without new policies is underl...
21:00, 2019-07-01

Exclusive: Mining of world's largest untapped coal reserves ramps up Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that's about to change as large mining operations get underway...
15:51, 2019-09-27

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced to only sell coal from a new mine in New South Wale...
15:34, 2019-08-06

German elections: AfD finds rich seam ​in city clinging on to coal​ Far-right party insists it is pro-women as it attacks government’s green agenda before regional pollsIn the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Doreen Mohaupt has experienced the downsides and...
08:00, 2019-08-30

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest A well-known French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland, media said....
08:34, 2019-07-22

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by t...
06:17, 2019-08-23

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash...
09:17, 2019-09-15

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. But it's a snapshot of a special market situation and might not be a long-t...
21:51, 2019-07-16

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start cons...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Renewable sources surpassed coal's energy production for the first time in April The United States generated more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in April, the Energy Information Administration said....
00:17, 2019-06-28

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
13:00, 2019-07-03

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
20:34, 2019-06-07

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as ...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists and others say they expect an announcement soon on a...
07:34, 2019-06-19

Polish coast guard boards Greenpeace ship in coal protest Armed Polish border guards boarded a Greenpeace ship blocking a delivery of coal in the port of Gdansk late on Monday and detained two activists, officials said on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-09-10

Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020: draft law Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned phase-out of coal by 2038 expected to cost at least ...
19:51, 2019-09-05

Two coal miners ask Kentucky Senate candidate Amy McGrath to stop using their images in TV ad An attorney for the miners says the men thought they were participating in a documentary. McGrath’s campaign says the miners were “fully informed” about the ad and even signed up for campaign T-shirts...
02:51, 2019-09-06

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
18:34, 2019-05-28

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a g...
13:34, 2019-05-29

4 Workers Feared Dead In Landslide At State-Run Coal Mine In Odisha Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in Odisha, news agency Reuters quoted a company spokesperson as saying on Wednesday....
08:17, 2019-07-24

A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule New York attorney general Letitia James has had a busy start to the week. On Monday, she announced plans to sue the Trump administration over its gutting of the Endangered Species Act. And on Tuesday,...
04:34, 2019-08-14

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal pl...
21:34, 2019-06-19

Coal Baron Robert Murray's Companies Edge Closer to the Brink Robert Murray, the coal executive known for his outspoken advocacy of the industry and close ties to President Trump, could be on the brink of losing his companies as the power industry shifts away fr...
18:00, 2019-10-07

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
17:00, 2019-08-14

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
18:01, 2019-07-09

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s e...
02:17, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Russia's Mechel to pay $461 mln for stake in Elga coal project - sources Russian steel and coal producer Mechel agreed to pay around 30 billion roubles ($461 million) for Gazprombank's 34% stake in the Elga coal project, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on...
15:34, 2019-10-03

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and...
00:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants us...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Daily on Energy: The EPA’s curious response to massive coal plant closure Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:51, 2019-07-19

Billionaire coal executive Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in the Bahamas Police in the Bahamas say a helicopter flying from Big Grand Cay island to Fort Lauderdale has crashed, killing seven Americans on board.        ...
15:34, 2019-07-05

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice l...
11:34, 2019-06-21

China's Henan province to switch more homes from coal heating in 2019: media China's central province of Henan plans to convert more households to gas- or electricity-powered heating from coal in 2019 to further improve its air quality....
23:00, 2019-08-07

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black ...
23:51, 2019-06-06

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
16:34, 2019-07-12

Billionaire coal executive and philanthropist Chris Cline dies at 60 in a helicopter crash West Virginia officials said the Foresight Energy founder is dead. The 60-year-old died in a helicopter crash, according to his alma mater, Marshall University....
13:34, 2019-07-05

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to thermal coal or power plants by 2030....
23:00, 2019-08-07

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassado...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Delhi Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Naveen Jindal In Coal Scam A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam....
12:17, 2019-07-01

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
21:51, 2019-05-27

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyon...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo ClémentFour journalists working for the public television network France 2 have been charged with tre...
16:17, 2019-07-22

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcem...
03:34, 2019-08-14

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 because of its predicted impact on water resources that...
16:00, 2019-10-11

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have made it difficult for some traditional generating...
23:01, 2019-07-24

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
16:51, 2019-07-04

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United States....
11:17, 2019-09-14

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-er...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul,...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
04:34, 2019-05-23

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effo...
12:00, 2019-05-24

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penali...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichae...
09:51, 2019-05-23

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water ma...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Coal-loving colonials put Australia on the road to cooked. Now it's time to turn the heat down | Liz Conor Climate change is colonialism’s final frontier which is why land rights are the first order of climate justiceIn the Anthropocene we humans have become a geological force, a “force of nature” – and a ...
08:51, 2019-06-19

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat cl...
19:34, 2019-08-13

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to exporters of low-quality thermal coal, according to ...
05:34, 2019-07-24

Locals Disrupt Coal Supply To Bihar's NTPC Kahalgaon, Power Crisis Feared Scores of locals are staging a demonstration at Kahalgaon disrupting supply of coal to the 2340 MW NTPC unit even as officials today expressed concern over fast depleting stocks which could lead to a....
19:34, 2019-08-09

LaFarge Brookfield cement plant burns scrap tires to reduce emissions and give up coal The LaFarge Brookfield cement plant began burning 20 tonnes of scrap tires a day this summer to fuel its cement-making operations while moving away from burning coal to help reduce the plant’s carbon ...
02:17, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as...
19:00, 2019-08-10

Is President Donald Trump losing his fight to save coal? Third major company since May files for bankruptcy Miners across four states may lose their jobs after another coal company filed for bankruptcy, despite President Trump's promises to the industry.        ...
08:51, 2019-07-04

Mariah Carey gifts the east coast a new Christmas tour, the rest of the nation to receive coal If you’ve wanted to see the unsinkable queen of Christmas in all her Yuletide glory, but can’t make the trek to Las Vegas, there’s good news: Mariah Carey has announced her forthcoming All I Want For ...
23:00, 2019-09-30

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Ener...
01:34, 2019-06-01

Angus Taylor will not rule out taxpayers paying to replace or extend Liddell coal plant’s life Energy minister leaves all options open for taskforce studying Liddell closure Angus Taylor has announced a taskforce to study the expected closure of the Liddell power station, leaving all options on...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Russia's Norilsk and South African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots: NASA data Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the world, according to satellite data from U.S. space ag...
21:17, 2019-08-19

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution: advisory group South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March in a bid to tackle pollution, an advisory body headed by former U.N. Secr...
06:00, 2019-09-30

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
01:34, 2019-08-15

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Add Cash to Your Car's Emergency Kit Having a little bit of cash on you at all times can help you avoid minor inconveniences. But if you think about using that cash you see peeking out of your wallet every time you reach for debit or cre...
18:00, 2019-08-30

How to Text 911 in an Emergency At some point, you could find yourself in the midst of an emergency and although you have your cell phone with you, you might not be able to place a call or talk to a 911 operator. You may want to sta...
02:00, 2019-08-02

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill.       ...
13:00, 2019-07-22

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departme...
04:51, 2019-07-11

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
05:34, 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period in 2018, the government said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-09-07

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-07-24

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell thei...
17:34, 2019-10-01

How Far Hong Kong’s Emergency Law Can Go (Online Too) Escalating violence in Hong Kong, including the shooting of an 18-year-old protester, has led the city’s leader to invoke a colonial-era law -- still on the books -- to try to quell months of unrest w...
20:00, 2019-10-03

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
22:17, 2019-06-08

Pediatric Emergency Rooms Really Are Better for Kids We live a few blocks from a hospital, so I was surprised when our pediatrician told me—sitting in the office with a new baby—that if our little one ever had to go to the emergency room, in most cases ...
02:17, 2019-09-06

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
07:17, 2019-08-06

NSW to get new dam as part of $1bn drought emergency boost Conservation groups denounce plan, saying dams don’t provide water security and slashing water allocated to big irrigators is the best way to tackle shortages The federal and New South Wales governmen...
11:51, 2019-10-13

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statem...
05:34, 2019-05-31

IE zero-day under active attack gets emergency patch Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis / Flickr) Microsoft has released two unscheduled security updates, one of which patches a critical Internet Explorer vulnerability that attackers are actively exploiti...
08:17, 2019-09-24

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almo...
07:51, 2019-06-14

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you Look, nature is beautiful. It's fun. But it can also be unpredictable and dangerous. And while I highly encourage you to head in to the great outdoors as often as possible, you should only do so ...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Where the World Stores Its Emergency Stockpiles of Oil Attacks on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities have sharpened focus on the world’s ability to absorb massive shocks to its energy supplies and raised pressing questions about emergency stockpiles around ...
09:51, 2019-09-23

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World ...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants fro...
03:17, 2019-06-01

Not blowing smoke: Wind has overtaken 'risky' coal for energy use in Texas for the first time For the first time since the Electric Reliability Council of Texas began collecting data in 2003, wind has surpassed coal as an energy source.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-25

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old S...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhen an airliner with a suspected bomb on boar...
17:51, 2019-07-02

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said a...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Emergency Was Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370 Professor Sugata Bose, historian and former Trinamool MP, has criticised the Narendra Modi government for removing the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, calling it a reckless......
20:34, 2019-08-07

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gr...
01:17, 2019-07-18

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The Wor...
01:34, 2019-07-18

AZDPS enhancing emergency alert system PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety is enhancing the way it sends out emergency alerts. AZDPS sends out three types of alerts. Amber Alerts are for abducted children. Blue A...
05:17, 2019-09-17

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as stor...
07:51, 2019-05-25

U.S. emergency alert test hits TVs and radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones sent a presidential alert last year....
22:00, 2019-08-07

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers o...
22:51, 2019-06-05

The best emergency spot treatments | Sali Hughes Acne patches, when loaded with the right ingredients, can shorten a spot’s lifespan by daysI receive many Korean products and, as ingenious and influential as they often are, for every weightless sunb...
22:00, 2019-10-05

House Again Rejects Trump’s Border Emergency The vote mirrored one taken seven months ago, when lawmakers first tried to undo President Trump’s national emergency declaration to pay for a border wall....
21:17, 2019-09-27

US Emergency Alert Test Hits TVs And Radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sent a presidential alert last year....
04:00, 2019-08-08

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citi...
01:17, 2019-06-07

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migran...
09:51, 2019-07-21

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds. Some employers are offering cash and other...
12:17, 2019-06-13

Trump says there is still a national emergency over border security U.S. President Donald Trump, visiting a wall on the border with Mexico in California, said on Wednesday there was still a national emergency with regard to border security....
10:17, 2019-09-19

Dog the Bounty Hunter Hospitalized After Heart Emergency UPDATE: Dog the Bounty Hunter is on the mend. One day after he was hospitalized for a medical emergency, a rep for the star has an update on his health. "Dog is back at home and......
05:51, 2019-09-18

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Both 'Destiny' games went down for 'emergency maintenance' (updated) Destiny 2 fans hoping to dive into the game's latest expansion Shadowkeep will have to wait a bit longer, as Bungie announced both Destiny 1 and Destiny 2 are undergoing "emergency maintenance." ...
07:34, 2019-10-02

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis...
13:00, 2019-08-16

UK lawmakers to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday: ITV British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister Boris J...
22:34, 2019-09-08

Emergency declared after snowstorm hits US in September Montana has declared an emergency after a rare September snowstorm dumped as much as two feet of snow, causing dangerous driving conditions and scattered power outages....
08:34, 2019-10-01

WATCH: Dashcam Shows Emergency Landing A small plane was forced to land in Spanaway, Washington Thursday morning after a “fuel system malfunction.” The plane landed in traffic on Pacific Avenue according to Washington State Pat...
05:34, 2019-08-02

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pres...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
16:17, 2019-05-27

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — officials said...
09:17, 2019-05-29

FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon' The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a Young Sheldon episode broadcast in April 2018. CBS...
11:34, 2019-09-10

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in Decemb...
00:34, 2019-06-05

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
23:00, 2019-07-31

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the confli...
21:00, 2019-07-17

UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debate The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal....
21:51, 2019-09-03

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
22:51, 2019-06-12

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
00:00, 2019-06-07

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges mass...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Boeing assumptions on 737 MAX emergency response faulted: NTSB Boeing Co failed to adequately consider how pilots respond to cockpit emergencies in its 737 MAX safety assessment and may need to make changes to flight deck alerts, pilot procedures and training, t...
02:17, 2019-09-27

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
13:51, 2019-07-13

Country Facing Financial Emergency-Like Situation, Says Congress The Congress on Sunday expressed concern over what it called the "slowdown" of the economy and said the country is facing a situation like that of a "financial emergency"....
22:17, 2019-08-18

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 16, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) ...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said. ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are...
18:00, 2019-06-22

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday after a 7.1 magnitude quake on FridayCalifornia’s governor, Gavin Newsom, declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be w...
20:00, 2019-07-06

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
10:34, 2019-07-03

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
07:34, 2019-06-22

Ecuador declares state of emergency amid protests Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency on Thursday as massive nationwide protests broke out against the elimination of four-decade-old fuel subsidies....
01:00, 2019-10-04

U.S. House votes again to end Trump's border emergency declaration The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trump's February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with ...
00:17, 2019-09-28

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in San Diego neighborhood SAN DIEGO, CA — A hot air balloon pilot had to make an emergency landing in a San Diego councilman’s residential neighborhood. Mark kersey captured the emergency landing on his cell phone...
22:51, 2019-09-19

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
17:34, 2019-05-22

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New ...
04:51, 2019-08-20

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
11:51, 2019-06-22

'Feminist emergency' declared in Spain after summer of violence Demonstrations across the country come after 19 women were killed by their partners Protesters took to the streets of more than 250 towns and cities across Spain on Friday night to declare a “feminist...
23:17, 2019-09-20

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit b...
13:51, 2019-06-17

G7 offers emergency aid to fight Amazon forest fires Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist....
12:00, 2019-08-27

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
02:17, 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka withdraws emergency law imposed after Easter attacks Sri Lanka on Friday withdrew an emergency law imposed after Easter Sunday attacks, a military spokesman said, signifying the return of calm to the island nation which is set to vote in a new head of s...
16:51, 2019-08-23

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
23:34, 2019-07-15

U.S. stands ready to tap emergency oil reserve after Saudi attacks: DOE The Trump administration is prepared to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if necessary after drone attacks shut oil output in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, a Department of Energy spo...
05:17, 2019-09-15

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city o...
00:51, 2019-07-18

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
22:17, 2019-05-21

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
02:34, 2019-06-28

Beleaguered Barneys New York turned down for emergency loan Barneys’ latest effort to find a financial fix to stay afloat fell flat, The Post has learned. The luxury retailer, which has been on a hunt for a buyer or investor to provide a cash infusion, was rej...
01:34, 2019-08-03

Find the Closest and Safest Emergency Room With ER Inspector Emergency rooms aren’t always for life-or-death emergencies: sometimes you have enough time that you can make a choice about where to go. (If your child is the one who needs care, for example, you sho...
22:51, 2019-09-23

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka Ends Emergency 4 Months After Easter Blasts Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials said Friday....
23:51, 2019-08-23

U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a presidential alert last year, U.S. agencies said ...
23:34, 2019-08-05

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Small plane makes emergency landing on FL roadway Three people aboard a small plane escaped without injuries when the plane landed Friday on U.S. 1, also known as Federal Highway, in Hobe Sound, Florida. (Aug. 23)       ...
06:51, 2019-08-24

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Bayonne stinks, NJ office of emergency management confirms Bayonne stinks. The office of emergency management for the New Jersey city has confirmed there is a foul odor emanating from the Hudson County town, the agency said in a statement. The county dispatch...
07:51, 2019-09-26

Trump on US-China trade war: 'I could declare a national emergency' Clouding the G-7 gathering, which represents the world's major industrial economies, are the tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing....
11:17, 2019-08-25

G7 to release emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have agreed to release more than $20 million of emergency aid to help countries battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macro...
19:00, 2019-08-26

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thursday released imag...
05:00, 2019-05-24

House to vote again to block Trump's border emergency The House plans to vote again to block Donald Trump’s plan to divert billions of Pentagon dollars to his border wall, forcing Republicans to pick sides in a fight over one of the president’s top prior...
03:00, 2019-09-13

2 Killed As Plane Crashes Into Building During Emergency Landing A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members, officials said....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billo...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
01:34, 2019-09-11

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
06:34, 2019-07-13

See What Happens When People Disregard Safety Instructions in a Plane Emergency If you’ve been on an airplane enough times, you probably have the safety information memorized: “In the event of an evacuation, please proceed calmly to the nearest emergency exit,” and so on....
01:00, 2019-08-30

| Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of international concern....
12:51, 2019-08-22

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency For Fourth Month After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
20:34, 2019-07-22

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
19:01, 2019-07-12

New York State Will be Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes By Emergency Order A second state is looking to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) told reporters on Sunday that he would be looking into an emergency order to ban the sale of flavored...
16:51, 2019-09-16

Ecuador declares state of emergency amid fuel protests After announcing a multibillion-dollar fiscal reform package, President Lenin Moreno is now facing street protests and transport strikes. The reform measures are aimed at improving the country's econo...
03:00, 2019-10-04

Dems to force another vote on Trump's border emergency declaration Senate Democrats will force Republicans to vote again on President Donald Trump’s contentious national emergency declaration in the next month.Trump declared a national emergency in February to build ...
05:34, 2019-09-11

Man’s emergency foot pain caused by rare ‘hair splinter’ Anyone who’s ever suffered a paper cut or splinter knows how debilitating the hairline injury can be — so you can imagine what a nuisance a literal hairline wound would cause. A 35-year-old man ...
18:51, 2019-07-08

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual ab...
13:00, 2019-05-22

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
12:00, 2019-05-28

Hong Kong to Invoke Emergency Powers to Tackle Protests Hong Kong’s cabinet will meet to invoke emergency powers to tackle spiraling protests, starting with a ban on masks that protesters use to protect themselves from tear gas or hide their identities....
18:00, 2019-10-03

Trump declares state of emergency for California after major earthquakes President Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in California, paving the way for federal aid after two major earthquakes rattled the state last week. ...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Like 1975 Emergency Imposition: Historian Ramachandra Guha On Article 370 Historian Ramachandra Guha claimed on Monday the notification by President Ram Nath Kovind on revoking Article 370 is similar to the one issued by the then President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on imposition...
15:17, 2019-08-05

U.S. probes 553,000 Nissan Rogue SUVs for unintended emergency braking The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation into 553,000 Nissan Rogue sport utility vehicles after reports of their automatic emergency braking sy...
08:00, 2019-09-13

Democrats to Force Another Vote to End Trump’s National Emergency at the Border The move is designed to force Senate Republicans to choose between rejecting Mr. Trump’s border wall or endorsing his plan to divert funding from projects in their states....
18:34, 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
22:34, 2019-06-14

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
23:51, 2019-05-24

''Super Emergency'': Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At PM Modi's Government Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee targeted the centre today, saying there was a state of "super emergency" in the country and called upon people to do everything it takes to "protect rights and......
10:51, 2019-09-15

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
23:17, 2019-07-16