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27 May 15

Norway's finance committee has passed a motion instructing the country's $900 billion Sovereign Wealth Fund to divest of any company with large holdings of coal as their revenues.

A statement by the finance committee resolves that: "Investing in coal companies poses both a climate risk and a future economic risk."

According to the Wall Street Journal:

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20 May 15

If there's any political leaders out there still clinging to the line that they won't move on climate change until China moves, they need to read this article:

China's reduction in CO2 emissions in just four months totals the entire greenhouse gases emitted by the UK over the same period.

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20 May 15

Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) is trading today as low as $3.71 per share, after holding just below the $5 mark for the last month.

Peabody's cost per share has dropped from $4.40 to $3.71 in less than 5 days.

» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 0 comments
13 May 15

In a town like Washington, DC, sometimes it pays to play both sides of the political fence, a strategy clearly not taken by Peabody Energy's (NYSE: BTU) political action committee (PAC).

» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 0 comments
13 May 15

St. Louis-based coal company Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) has seen its stock price plummet since 2011, but that has not stopped the company from spending big dollars on lobbyists to work over politicians and government officials in Washington, DC.

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12 May 15

More than 200,000 people have voiced their opposition to a loophole that allows US coal companies to avoid paying millions in royalties every year to federal and state governments. 

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25 Feb 14

The coal industry’s efforts to export huge amounts of taxpayer-owned coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia has generated unprecedented opposition in the Pacific Northwest - tens of thousands of people have rallied, attended public hearings, and called on their elected officials to oppose coal export terminals that would disrupt and pollute communities and pose one of the biggest threats to the climate of any fossil fuel project in the world.

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Coen Brothers on 'Clean Coal'