By 2025, Britain will have phased out its last coal-burning power plant, a startling move for the founder of the industrial revolution.   This summer, coal supplied less than 2% of Britain’s electricity. The country’s grid is almost completely run on natural gas, nuclear,…

As long as coal’s not burning, it can’t hurt us, right? Not true, according to a recent study that suggests even when it’s sitting in place, coal pollutes the air. Carnegie Mellon University’s Akshaya Jha and Nicholas Muller found that wind blowing over coal in uncovered…

If you don’t live in coal country, you might think of coal as someone else’s problem. If so, From the Ashes, a new documentary produced by Bloomberg Philanthropies, might change your mind. The film, which premiers globally this Sunday, June 25, on National Geographic, lays…

Surrounded by a group of coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order yesterday directing the EPA to ease rules on building coal-fired power plants and ordering the Interior Department to end the moratorium on new coal mines on federal lands.   Trump’s promise to…