Coal

The Presidential Candidates Lay Out Their Energy Positions

BY ON September 25, 2012
October 3rd will be the first televised debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Several groups are reaching out to the evening’s moderator, Jim Lehrer, asking for the inclusion of a question about environmental policy and climate change. Along with Mom’s Clean Air...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Fracking, Natural Gas, Politics, Renewable Energy, Science

Coal Q&A

BY ON September 6, 2012
Coal is a sedimentary rock made from the compressed remains of ancient swamp plants. It is a fossil fuel widely used for heat and electricity in the US and abroad. Although it provides a seemingly cheap energy source, coal harms human health at every stage...

TOPICS: Coal