Coal Q&ASoot Pollution Facts10 Tweetable Facts About Soot And Black CarbonMCAF Members’ Carbon Pollution Testimony New Report: Breathing Dirty Air Accounts For 1 Of Every 8 Deaths Worldwide BY Mark R. Burns ON April 2, 2014 Air pollution is bad for health — of course. But now a World Health Organization report has put a real number on just how bad: “…in 2012 around 7 million people died (prematurely)…as a result …TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Coal, EPA, Heart Health, Indoor Air Pollution, SootOld Paintings Provide Clues To Climate Change BY Moms Clean Air Force ON March 27, 2014This post was written by Lindsey Konkel. It originally posted on The Daily Climate: Deep red sunsets offer more than just a stunning backdrop for Old Masters’ paintings: They can tell how dirty the air …TOPICS: Air Pollution, Climate Change, Coal, Soot10 Most Toxic Ingredients Used In Coal, Oil And Gas Production BY Moms Clean Air Force ON December 19, 2013 This excerpt was written by Dan Leiber for EcoWatch. There are many reasons to reject fossil fuels now, after 200 years of their reign as society’s primary energy source. History will articulate both the …TOPICS: Climate Change, Coal, Fracking, Natural GasAll I Want For Christmas Is Renewable Energy BY Laura Michelle Burns ON December 17, 2013 As 2013 draws to a close, it’s been a wonderful experience to look back and see how the power of activism has made such a difference. As I read the emails Dominique sends to …TOPICS: Activism, Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Coal, Ohio, Renewable EnergyBugs, Adaptation And Climate Change BY Laura Michelle Burns ON December 10, 2013 What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of ladybugs? I think of sweet little red beetles who munch on aphids in rose beds? We’ve had swarms of them all over our …TOPICS: Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Coal, Soot More about Coal America’s Dirtiest Energy Source. (Source: Clean Air Task Force, 2010)Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People (Source: NAACP)Coal’s Assault on Human Health. (Source: Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2010)Full Cost Accounting for the Life Cycle of Coal. (Source: Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, 2011)Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use. (Source: National Research Council, 2009)Map of Coal Plants in the U.S. (Source: Sierra Club) Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Share on LinkedInPin It!