Quit Coal Blog
Authored by Gary Cook, Greenpeace International
This week, after hundreds of thousands of Apple customers and Greenpeace supporters asked the company to use clean energy instead of dirty coal, it announced a significant investment in local renewable energy to power its data center in North Carolina, US.0 comments
Today, an indictment has come down from a Marion County grand jury concerning Duke Energy's improper relationship with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's ("IURC") former chairman David Lott Hardy. The indictment states that Hardy allegedly allowed IURC administrative law judge Scott Storms to preside over cases involving Duke Energy Corp. despite the fact that Storms was talking with Duke about a job.0 comments
**UPDATE** Monday October 24, 2011 - Check out this cool video of the action.
The three students have all been released. More updates on the administration's response soon to come.
Three students arrested at Michigan State University Sit-in.0 comments
Here is a collection of recent news articles related to coal and clean energy:
In the media, coal is often portrayed at its source and we hear mostly about the ill effects of coal on mining communities.
While the impacts of coal mining on these places is deeply destructive, the toxic pollution that poisons the air and water during the generating stage of coal’s life cycle, in the towns and communities where coal is burned across the country, can be just as devastating.0 comments
For the current Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R-OH), American democracy is simpler than representing the people who vote for him. Instead of fighting for jobs and health in his district, Boehner will just spend money to polish his image in 2012. He has made a decision to collect vast sums of money from industry polluters outside his district who couldn't care less about the 8th district of Ohio.0 comments
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