Tagged: coal


Beijing creates smog squad

City officials have created a new environmental police squad in an effort to tackle Beijing’s persistent smog problems. The city was under an orange alert last week, the second-highest warning level in China’s four-tiered...


Canada to phase out coal by 2030

Canada’s environment minister has pledged to phase out the use of coal-fired electricity by 2030. The announcement comes just weeks after the government announced plans to implement a carbon tax. While environmentalists are gearing...


Trump calls for more coal

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed to rescind rules restricting coal mining and fracking in a bid to woo voters in energy-traditional states like West Virginia, Colorado, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Energy experts question whether...