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  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • Proposed power plant restrictions raise questions on more limits

    Proposed power plant restrictions raise questions on more limits
    WASHINGTON — The tough restrictions on new power plant emissions proposed by the Obama administration Friday set the stage for the far thornier and significant decision due next year: What will the Environmental Protection Agency do to rein in...
  • Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy

    Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy
    BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes. The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • Plans shelved for coal export terminal in Oregon

    Plans shelved for coal export terminal in Oregon
    SEATTLE — The battle over plans for a series of massive coal export terminals across the Pacific Northwest took a new turn Wednesday when the energy company Kinder Morgan announced it was dropping its plan to build a $200-million facility on the...
  • India hosts Pakistani lawmakers during Parliament meltdown

     
    Pakistan India law : Pakistani Parliamentarians visit India during week of legislative meltdown....
  • Australians torn over promises, risks of coal-seam 'fracking'

     
    Global Focus: Fracking Australia -- Lock the Gate appears to be a fitting name for Australia’s protest movement against hydraulic fracturing. It took activists years to identify threats to public health from "fracking," a classic case of getting...
  • Jessica Yu's 'Last Call at the Oasis' made her a water activist

    Jessica Yu's 'Last Call at the Oasis' made her a water activist
    If you want to say that Jessica Yu burst onto the film scene in 1993 with her short "Sour Death Balls," you'd be almost literally right. The film is almost 10 minutes of people trying to handle the disgusting confection. Yu's work wins accolades,...
  • After second Mexican mining disaster, critics call for stronger regulation

     
    MEXICO CITY -- In the wake of another fatal coal mining disaster in the Mexican state of Coahuila, critics are ramping up their call for stronger regulation of an industry that the local bishop claims is sending workers into “death trap”...
  • Indian parliament adjourns with hoots and chants over coal scandal

     
    India law corruption parliament: Indian Parliament Adjourns over latest corruption scandal involving coal allocation....
  • Tony Robbins event leaves 21 burned after they walk on hot coals

     
    San Jose firefighters treated 21 people for burns when they walked across hot coals at an event by motivational speaker Tony Robbins. The incident occurred Thursday, with some of those suffering second- and third-degree burns. None of the injuries are.......
  • More than 600 million people affected by latest blackout in India

     
    Another massive power outage in India: India’s electricity grids suffered another massive failure Tuesday, the second in two days, frustrating commuters, stranding coal miners and leaving half of India’s 1.2 billion people without lights, rail...