This article first appeared on Ensia Seventy-seven-year-old Heinz Spahn — whose blue eyes are both twinkling and stern — vividly recalls his younger days. The
“Coal is dead,” Jim Barry, the global head of BlackRock‘s infrastructure investment group, said in a recent interview with the Australian Financial Review (AFR). “Anyone
Two redevelopment proposals in Europe and North America are portending a possible renewable energy transition for hard-hit coal communities facing dislocation from the decline of
Canadians who want to invest in environmental solutions and clean technologies (cleantech) – the sector of companies that minimizes the impacts of non-renewable resource use
Investment in new coal-fired power plants appears off the agenda in Western Europe. Witness the astonishing write-down of brand-new assets in the Netherlands, where European
While land-based wind-powered capacity has boomed across the nation’s midsection, where a total of 45 gigawatts is now installed across 11 states from Minnesota to
Sources: China National Coal Association, National Energy Administration, CoalSwarm, National Bureau of Statistics, Frankfurt School and United Nations Environment Program, Greenpeace.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a storied history of denouncing people and things he disagrees with as “disgusting,” including Rosie O’Donnell, John Kasich’s