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Coal mining begins seeing revival as Trump gives industry hope

Wise County, Virginia –  A long-awaited revival is under way in this beleaguered Central Appalachia community where residents see coal as the once and future king. Trucks are running again. Miners working seven days a week cannot keep up with current demand. Coal mines, long dormant after the industry’s collapse, are now buzzing again with […]

NPR: What’s The Environmental Footprint Of A Loaf Of Bread? Now We Know

A new study published Monday in Nature Plants breaks down the environmental cost of producing a loaf of bread, from wheat field to bakery. It finds that the bulk of the associated greenhouse gas emissions come from just one of the many steps that go into making that loaf: farming. The study was conducted by […]

A new EPA approach: ‘Climate science must be subjected to fair and open debate’

By Tom Harris – – Wednesday, March 1, 2017 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy wanted the United States to set an example for the world on climate change. For instance, while admitting that the Clean Power Plan (CPP) would have no measurable impact on climate, it was still worthwhile, she maintained, […]