2 Jul 08

Energy bosses at this week's World Petroleum Congress (WPC) are keen to promote carbon capture and storage (CCS) as the solution to global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.

But experts are warning not to run to the bank just yet as a dicovery Channel news article asks: Is Carbon Capture a Pipe Dream?


» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 1 comments
1 Jul 08

Last week, the state Air Pollution Control Board in Virginia aproved pollution permits for the $1.8 billion, 585-megawatt power plant in Wise County - granting Dominion Virginia Power the final go-ahead to begin construction on the plant.

» read more | by Rebecca Tarbotton | 3 comments
30 Jun 08

Good news! Via Green Law, we learn that Big Coal has been dealt a painful blow in Georgia.






» read more | by Page van der Linden | 1 comments
26 Jun 08

Greenpeace activists pose as industry delegates to gain access to high level coal meetings in NYC.



Today Greenpeace infiltrated the CoalUSA conference, hosted annually by the McClosky Group which they self promote as:

» read more | by Kate Rooth | 3 comments
26 Jun 08

A massive new coal-fired electric plant has been approved for construction in Virginia that will ensure tons more greenhouse gas will be pumped into the atmosphere for decades to come.

» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 11 comments
26 Jun 08

In what Treehugger writer John Laumer calls the Climate Trifecta," Bullion Monarch Mining Co., is proposing to produce oil from oil shale using coal gasification, which they label as a "clean coal" technology. 

» read more | by Kevin Grandia | 2 comments