Mountain-top removal in coal-heavy states like Kentucky & West Virginia (source)

How EPA rules allow coal states like Kentucky to increase carbon emissions (you read that right)

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Bloomberg explains the trick that will allow coal states like Kentucky to increase CO2 emissions under EPA rules.
The Littles and the Bigs. Only one of these groups is visible to the public.

If there’s a War on Coal, Obama’s helping coal

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Obama has sold leases for 2 billion tons of coal, and is considering selling 10 billion more. Emissions, anyone?
A coal mine in Wyoming, United States. The United States has the world's largest coal reserves.

Obama plan to reduce emissions allows coal-heavy states to increase emissions

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The more people look at the EPA’s 645-page proposal, the worse it looks. Coal and methane appear to be winners.
CO2 emissions from U.S. power plants, animated (source)

Obama’s flawed emissions proposal: Cap-and-trade, “offsets” allow plants to pay to pollute

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Where does Obama’s cap-and-trade emissions program fall short? For one, it allows polluters to create new permits.
One reconstruction for post-dinosaur era CO2 using a relatively low value for climate "sensitivity" (source)

Eliminating carbon emissions — EPA can ask, encourage, or force a change. Which do you think will work?

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Will Obama’s EPA put teeth into its coal emissions requirements? We look at what that would require.
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Video: How one Australian coal company squares its values with its action

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How one coal company straddles the dichotomy between what we know is true, and how it can benefit by ignoring it.
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Obama’s new climate plan: Less coal, more fracking

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The bottom line is that there’s good news (less coal) & bad news (more fracking) in Obama’s climate change plan.
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