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The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy

Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are called "externalities": costs that...

The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy

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The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are called "externalities": costs that aren't accounted fo...
14:56, 09/11/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
11:28, 08/20/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Beijing to counter economic headwinds....
14:42, 07/31/2019

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compensation - were progressing constructively....
08:28, 07/04/2019

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
16:56, 07/12/2019

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted drivers in overall U.S. traffic death figures but has found challenges in getting an accurate pictu...
08:14, 06/18/2019

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018: preliminary report U.S. traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750 even as pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a preliminary report Monday....
18:42, 06/17/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
13:42, 05/13/2019

Rushed fall harvest could cause farmer injuries, deaths, safety experts say High financial stress and subpar harvest conditions this fall could lead to more injuries and deaths among farmers in the coming months, farm safety experts warn....
12:14, 09/04/2019

Crude oil prices fall 1% on fears for global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
09:14, 07/05/2019

Crude oil prices fall amid fears about global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
08:00, 07/05/2019

Economy teetering on edge of recession as rates fall, analysts warn Conventional wisdom has it that lower interest rates equal good news for borrowers — but that might not be the case in today’s economy. As the US interest rate falls, banks are ginning up policies that could pull the plug on American prosperity and p...
18:14, 09/15/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired po...
09:28, 05/20/2019

Former Coal Secretary HC Gupta Acquitted In Coal Scam A court on Thursday acquitted former coal secretary HC Gupta and a Delhi-based company in a corruption case related to the allocation of a Chhattisgarh-based coal block, after the CBI "miserably......
21:42, 08/29/2019

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
06:42, 08/03/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
13:56, 08/14/2019

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15:28, 06/10/2019

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda...
09:14, 06/02/2019

U.S. Commerce secretary: Fed policies boosting U.S. dollar Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that the Trump administration was not happy with how Federal Reserve monetary policy was helping the U.S. dollar stay strong....
15:28, 08/19/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your Wi-Fi network Welcome to our list of the best Wi-Fi extenders that can make sure your wireless network reaches every corner of your home or office.In this list you'll find the very best Wi-Fi extenders which have the sole goal of boosting your Wi-Fi network, ...
18:14, 05/02/2019

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
21:14, 06/03/2019

NWHL agrees to deal boosting salaries, benefits The National Women's Hockey League and its players' association has agreed on a deal that increases salaries, offers a 50-50 split of sponsor-related revenues and improves benefits....
02:14, 05/24/2019

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
03:28, 05/22/2019

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
22:56, 08/09/2019

Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, can spot specific particle signatures among an ocean...
19:56, 08/19/2019

How to stop a downturn without boosting the deficit or cutting rates Is there a way to help the economy without boosting the deficit or cutting interest rates to silly levels? I think there is, and it’s a way I’ve suggested many times with no result. But I’ll try again. Washington should change the rules — even if onl...
06:28, 09/17/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you'll discover the very best Wi-Fi extenders tha...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Discord promotes Nitro subscriptions with social server boosting Discord Nitro server boosting is a new way for groups to unlock more features for their community. It's part of Discord's subscription service.Read More...
23:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
02:14, 05/17/2019

Trump tweets that his tariff policies are boosting American trade President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negotiate REAL trade deals, not the one-sided horror sh...
16:42, 08/03/2019

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
08:28, 06/01/2019

Toyota backed WEC rules boosting rivals for "good of the championship" Toyota agreed to the latest round of Equivalence of Technology changes aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the LMP1 privateers 'for the good of the World Endurance Championship'...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Micron resumes some chip shipments to Huawei, boosting stock Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc said it had resumed some shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and still expected demand for its chips to recover later this year, sending its shares 10% late on Tuesday....
09:14, 06/26/2019

Priority For Renault Is Boosting Nissan Alliance: France's Le Maire French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Saturday poured cold water on the possibility of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault resuming any time soon, saying the priority for the French car......
23:28, 09/09/2019

In another lira-boosting move, Turkey raises a forex sales tax Turkey raised to 0.1% from zero a bank and insurance tax on some foreign exchange sales, the country's Official Gazette said on Wednesday, marking another policy change meant to discourage a months-long trend of Turks selling the beleaguered lira....
10:00, 05/15/2019

April Passenger Vehicle Sales Fall 17%, Worst Fall In Nearly 8 Years Sales of passenger vehicles dived to 2,47,541 in April versus 2,98,504 a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed. Two-wheeler sales dropped 16.4 per cent......
11:00, 05/13/2019

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision; Samsung shares fall more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday afternoon amid dampened expectations for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade war. Meanwhile, investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates, set to happen Wednesda...
07:56, 07/31/2019

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
08:28, 06/01/2019

Ghosn's image-boosting campaign undermined by Versailles party video A YouTube video of a lavish party given by Carlos Ghosn at Versailles on his 60th birthday paid for by Renault-Nissan has undercut his efforts to improve his public image....
16:28, 05/15/2019

Alphabet’s revenue rebounds, easing doubts on growth and boosting shares 8% Alphabet shares rose about 8% after quarterly results that eased investors’ concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business.Read More...
09:28, 07/26/2019

Stroll: "Diet" upgrade boosting Racing Point in Germany F1 practice Lance Stroll indicated that Friday practice at Hockenheim was one of his best of the year, as the upgraded "diet" Racing Point Formula 1 car showed signs of improved performance...
17:56, 07/26/2019

Immunity-Boosting Cherry And Ginger Iced Tea To Stay Healthy This Summer Here is a recipe of a phenomenal drink that boosts our immunity and overall health, and also provides the much-needed freshness in this flaming weather....
16:14, 07/05/2019

Healthy Monsoon Diet: 3 Immunity-Boosting Soup Recipes To Keep Handy Monsoon Diet Tips: Soups are one of the best monsoon meals to tide over your cravings of unhealthy foods. Here are 3 delicious and nutritious immunity-boosting soup recipes!...
16:14, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
22:00, 06/18/2019

PM Holds Bilateral Talks With BIMSTEC Leaders, Focuses On Boosting Ties PM Narendra Modi today held separate meetings with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, exploring ways to......
15:42, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
23:42, 06/18/2019

Mexico says deal may be close on steel tariffs, boosting Trump USMCA A top Mexican official has raised hopes for the possibility of the U.S. lifting its steel and aluminum tariffs, a move that would boost President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement on trade in Congress....
14:56, 05/15/2019

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
14:56, 07/03/2019

Alphabet's revenue rebounds; easing doubts on growth and boosting shares Alphabet Inc shares rose about 8% after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors' concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business....
03:14, 07/26/2019

Xi, Kim say boosting China-North Korea ties good for regional peace: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid "serious and complicated" international affairs strengthening bilateral ties was good for both countries and regional peace, North Korean state media KCNA said on Frida...
03:42, 06/21/2019

Wizards name Johnny Rogers vice president of pro personnel, boosting international expertise Rogers, who spent the last three seasons as director of pro player personnel for the Clippers, brings an extensive international background to the Wizards....
04:42, 07/31/2019

Onion Price Rise "Temporary Phase", Government Boosting Supply: Minister Terming high onion prices as a "temporary phase", Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday asserted that they have enough supplies in buffer stock to check prices of the staple food that official......
14:28, 09/17/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets, as current growth drivers stall....
08:42, 05/09/2019

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
21:29, 09/12/2019

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice....
14:28, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Alphabet's revenue rebounds; easing doubts on growth and boosting shares Alphabet Inc shares rose about 8% after the company reported quarterly results that eased investors' concerns about growth challenges facing its Google advertising business....
05:00, 07/26/2019

White House urges biofuel industry to take deal boosting blending mandates: sources White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers to accept the administration's offer to raise biofuel blending mandates next year by 5% even if it falls short of their demands, and said a deal must be reached by Friday, three sources ...
22:56, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals, boosting trade pact's outlook The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
00:14, 05/18/2019

Federal Conservatives focus on boosting party’s message to counter ‘Ford factor’ in Ontario When asked by a reporter during a campaign stop on Friday what Ontario residents are supposed to make of the fact he doesn’t seem to want Ford near the campaign, Scheer called that suggestion “completely false.”...
02:00, 09/14/2019

The Men's Fall Fashion Staples You Need to Buy For 2019, If Fall Ever Gets Here Hang on let me just check the weather real quick before sitting down to write this list of men’s fall style essentials...87°. It’s 87 degrees outside and I’m here about to go off on the benefits of corduroy pants and large-scale print flannels....
02:14, 08/24/2019

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Coal Power The world is still addicted to coal. It’s one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions and a key driver of climate change. But it’s also abundant, easy to transport and convenient to store. The power and heat it generates have helped lift millions ...
09:28, 05/08/2019

BHP and the Long Goodbye From Coal Power coal has generated big profits for miners over the years, but these days it mostly generates trouble. That doesn’t mean getting out of the business is easy....
19:28, 07/16/2019

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, when on full load, burns approximately 1,000 tons of coal per day, which produces 200 tons of ash. Willi...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to power 16 million homes....
06:28, 07/15/2019

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON (AP) — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid says coal hasn’t contributed to the U.K. electricity mix since the afternoon of May 1. The landma...
16:56, 05/08/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain has run a week without coal.Read more......
18:42, 05/08/2019

Third-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Coal-Mine Closures Shake Wyoming When two coal mines in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin abruptly closed, it left nearly 600 workers without jobs and sent shock waves through a town that calls itself the “Energy Capital of the Nation.”...
17:14, 09/04/2019

Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline Electricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low gas prices...
11:14, 07/26/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
03:56, 06/07/2019

Fidelity battles IRS in court over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments' courtroom battle with the IRS over disallowed tax credits drew to a close on Tuesday when lawyers clashed over whether the mutual fund giant was a bonafide partner in the production of chemically treated coal....
04:42, 08/14/2019

Energy secretary says US can make oil, gas, coal cleaner SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on oil, gas and coal. Perry made his remarks Thursday during a s...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity. Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy...
22:42, 05/10/2019

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Fallout from Tennessee coal ash spill continues A massive coal ash spill outside a Tennessee power plant in 2008 has had long reaching consequences, workers who cleaned up the ash spill say they are suffering from illnesses that include cancer. (Aug. 28)        ...
18:14, 08/28/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid operator said on Wednesday....
16:28, 05/08/2019

UK sets new record for days without coal power The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution....
14:56, 05/07/2019

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West Virginia, was the site of the 1920 Matewan massac...
02:42, 08/13/2019

Barclays urged to stop coal and oil investments A group of Barclays' investors has written to the boss of the bank urging him to stop funding companies involved in coal mining or oil sands exploitation....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Cleaning up: Britain goes a whole week without coal-generated electricity For the first time since the late 19th century, Britain has gone for an entire week without using coal-generated electricity. The National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO), which which runs the network in England, Scotland and Wales, confi...
16:56, 05/09/2019

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
03:00, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. insurer Chubb pulls back from coal Chubb Ltd will become the first U.S. insurer to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies, saying on Monday it will no longer sell insurance to or invest in companies that make more than 30% of their revenue from coal mining....
20:28, 07/01/2019

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
20:14, 08/01/2019

Mamata Banerjee's "100 Sit-Ups" Challenge For PM After Coal Mafia Charge Mamata Banerjee, matching Prime Minister Narendra Modi attack for attack in a fierce national election campaign in Bengal, threw an unusual challenge for him while campaigning in Bankura on Thursday....
13:00, 05/09/2019

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devices on up to 11 million of its diesels to trick re...
00:42, 08/14/2019

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
19:56, 06/13/2019

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity from renewable sources than coal for the first time ever in April, new federal government data has show...
19:28, 06/26/2019

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal investments in bringing on a climate crisis if all ...
21:56, 07/02/2019

Coal-state Dem slams Bloomberg over climate initiative Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Monday blasted former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to shut down all coal plants in the U.S. in 11 years -- saying it would “devastate” communities in his state. ...
16:28, 06/11/2019

Wood Pellets Draw Fire as Alternative to Coal The wood-pellet business is thriving based on the argument that trees are a clean-energy alternative to coal, but the science behind it is facing challenges from researchers who say cutting and burning trees takes a heavy environmental toll....
14:14, 08/07/2019

UK hits record 140 hours without using coal as power source Britain today continued to shed its reliance on coal as the nation approached a record six days without using the non-renewable energy source to generate power....
13:42, 05/07/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to...
06:56, 06/07/2019

UK to be left with five coal power stations after latest closure News comes as National Grid announces greenest winter for energy use after mild weatherThe UK’s race to increase renewable energy sources has intensified with the announcement of plans to close another coal-fired power station.The news on Thursday ca...
20:14, 06/13/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed by federal prosecutors ...
01:14, 05/08/2019

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, California. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) A remarkable thing happened in the US in April. For the first time ever, renewable electricity generation beat out coal-fired electricity generation on a national leve...
18:28, 06/28/2019

BHP urges investors to veto resolution against coal lobbying Mining giant BHP Group Ltd urged shareholders on Thursday to vote against a resolution that would require the company to quit industry groups that lobby for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
15:56, 09/05/2019

Environmentalists file complaint over Kosovo's coal project Environmentalist groups on Monday filed a complaint with the European Union's energy watchdog challenging the legality of a power purchase agreement for a planned $1.3 billion coal-fired power plant in Kosovo....
14:56, 05/13/2019

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
19:28, 09/16/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
01:28, 05/23/2019

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse...
05:14, 07/19/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel ...
10:28, 06/05/2019

Wind power surpasses coal for first time ever in Texas The winds of change are sweeping through Texas, with wind power surpassing coal for the first time in history as a primary energy source. Wind generated 22 percent of the Lone Star State’s energy needs, according to a report released last week ...
19:56, 07/27/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. But Bureau of Land Management offic...
23:56, 05/22/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
00:56, 06/24/2019

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
06:42, 05/31/2019

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll bac...
19:56, 06/19/2019

BHP warns investors coal could be phased out 'sooner than expected' Mining giant loses its appetite for thermal coal and will turn instead to oil, copper and nickelBHP is looking to add more oil, copper and nickel resources to its portfolio, while souring on thermal coal because it thinks the fossil fuel will be phas...
10:14, 05/22/2019

Healthy Monsoon Diet: 3 Immunity Boosting Teas To Stay Healthy This Monsoon Herbal teas are known as warriors in the battle against poor health. Herbal teas like adrak chai (ginger tea), tulsi tea, masala chai, and even cinnamon tea help boost our immunity. Here are a few......
17:14, 07/07/2019

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
15:42, 05/28/2019

Colorado utility gets $500M offer to shut coal plants GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wholesale power provider has proposed a $500 million deal for a Colorado electric utility to retire some coal assets and shift toward more renewable energy. The Daily Sentinel reported Wednesday that the proposal from D...
22:14, 05/29/2019

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically fragile region is still heavily reliant on bu...
22:00, 06/03/2019

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro capacity in the first four months of the year pus...
21:28, 06/13/2019

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
16:14, 05/27/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
18:14, 06/15/2019

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being warned or asked to move....
15:28, 07/22/2019

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emission...
08:14, 08/06/2019

Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, according to local officials and reports. Chris Cline, 61, a former coal miner who turned his Foresight E...
09:56, 07/05/2019

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Damghan Gov. Aliasghar Majd as saying: “After ...
17:42, 06/13/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
12:14, 06/19/2019

Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal....
22:42, 08/14/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coal mining, export and power production, ma...
20:28, 05/15/2019

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
17:42, 06/13/2019

Share of coal in UK's electricity system falls to record lows Average of 0.7% of total second-quarter electricity generated came from most polluting power plantsThe share of coal in the UK’s electricity system has fallen to record lows in recent months, according to government data.The figures show electricity ...
00:42, 08/31/2019

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) set national goals for reducing...
01:28, 06/20/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
02:14, 08/14/2019

Rothschild withdraws from advising Adani on Australia coal project Rothschild & Co has decided not to advise India's Adani in the financing or development of the $4 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, Australia, a letter from the bank to an environmental group said....
09:42, 05/15/2019

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone fo...
21:14, 05/25/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
20:56, 07/14/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
19:00, 06/10/2019

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03:56, 07/16/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but sever...
04:28, 07/24/2019

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and Jagalingou country for the controversial new Adani coal mine. ...
18:14, 09/02/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
02:14, 08/14/2019

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect the environment....
19:28, 05/23/2019

Even Under a Coal-Loving Leader, Australia Is Leading the Charge for Renewables In Australia, record-breaking rooftop solar installations are helping the country increase its renewable energy generation. By 2030, renewables could make up more than half the electricity generated in the land down under, according to an analysis ou...
09:56, 05/30/2019

Coal tycoon Chris Cline and six others die in Bahamas helicopter crash Daughter and five other US citizens also killed, authorities sayDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicopter crash outside Big Grand Cay, a string of islan...
14:14, 07/06/2019

Blurred lines: Trump’s UN choice and her coal magnate spouse WASHINGTON (AP) — A year and a half ago, an email went out from senior EPA officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, following up questions she’d had about a funding matter. But the email the EPA got back wasn’t from the am...
21:28, 06/24/2019

New Zealand crews reenter coal mine 8 years after 29 killed WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Crews in New Zealand have reentered an underground coal mine for the first time since a methane explosion killed 29 workers more than eight years ago, raising hopes among family members that they might find bodies and e...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
23:42, 07/09/2019

Indian utilities' coal imports in H119 rise over 53% from year ago Coal imports by Indian coal utilities during the first half of 2019 rose 53.4% from a year earlier to 35.47 million tonnes, data provided by India's Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed....
13:56, 07/19/2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind? The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures.       ...
21:28, 07/31/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 2030 to curb climate change, his philanthropist foundation said. ...
07:56, 06/07/2019

Westmoreland Coal Cleared to Sell Wyoming Mine To Lenders Judge David R. Jones of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston granted Westmoreland’s request to sell its Kemmerer mine complex to the company’s lenders....
17:56, 06/06/2019

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate cris...
01:28, 06/25/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:56, 06/12/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
09:28, 07/11/2019

Coal union invites Democratic presidential hopefuls to their 'turf' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
18:28, 07/09/2019

Kentucky coal miner dies from injuries suffered last week FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say a coal miner has died from injuries suffered last week at a mine in southeastern Kentucky. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet says Felix (Matt) North of Miracle died Thursday. North suffered the fa...
21:00, 05/31/2019

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the throne, in a landmark moment in the transition away fro...
18:00, 05/08/2019

German utilities firm RWE to close its last UK coal plant in 2020 Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesThe German utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the coming winter, leaving only four remaining coal plants powering British homes.RWE will close the Aberth...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by the Australian office of the chief economist says.I...
07:14, 08/23/2019

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. But it's a snapshot of a special market situation and might not be a long-term trend....
19:42, 07/16/2019

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New South Wales, a landmark court case over a new coalmine called Anvil Hill found that downstream emissions...
10:00, 08/29/2019

4 Workers Feared Dead In Landslide At State-Run Coal Mine In Odisha Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in Odisha, news agency Reuters quoted a company spokesperson as saying on Wednesday....
08:56, 07/24/2019

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
10:00, 06/10/2019

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
21:14, 06/30/2019

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
23:28, 05/27/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:42, 06/12/2019

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
09:42, 06/21/2019

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
08:56, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
14:14, 06/23/2019

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets without new policies is underlined by an analysis that breaks down how significa...
23:56, 07/01/2019

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and upgrade its energy structure....
14:14, 07/02/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
23:42, 06/22/2019

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury a...
20:28, 06/10/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
01:00, 05/30/2019

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Renewable sources surpassed coal's energy production for the first time in April The United States generated more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in April, the Energy Information Administration said....
00:14, 06/28/2019

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies within the next t...
17:14, 07/01/2019

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3:12pm on FridayGreat Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a fortnight without using any coal power to generate electricity for the first time since the industrial revoluti...
17:56, 05/31/2019

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages to phase out the last two coal power plants were adopted by the state’s Department of Environmental Co...
08:56, 05/10/2019

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
20:42, 08/19/2019

Daily on Energy: The EPA’s curious response to massive coal plant closure Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise ...
14:00, 07/23/2019

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a government-backed study showed on Wednesday....
23:42, 05/29/2019

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest A well-known French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland, media said....
08:42, 07/22/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
17:42, 07/09/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned up and has raised concerns about the impact on various forms of wildlife, including endangered speci...
22:28, 06/26/2019

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned on Wednesday....
15:42, 09/04/2019

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule On Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and the...
19:42, 06/19/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
23:14, 08/12/2019

Coal baron Cline among 7 dead in Bahamas helicopter crash - media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
06:14, 07/05/2019

Post-coal prom queen: Romania's lost lands – in pictures Ioana Cîrlig captures life in the towns of Romania that were heavily industrialised under communism, but have been left adrift after the 1989 revolution and the transition to a market economyPart of Circulation(s) European Young Photography Festival,...
14:42, 05/01/2019

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
21:28, 07/11/2019

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
20:56, 06/07/2019

Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
14:42, 07/05/2019

Two coal miners ask Kentucky Senate candidate Amy McGrath to stop using their images in TV ad An attorney for the miners says the men thought they were participating in a documentary. McGrath’s campaign says the miners were “fully informed” about the ad and even signed up for campaign T-shirts....
02:56, 09/06/2019

Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020: draft law Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned phase-out of coal by 2038 expected to cost at least 40 billion euros ($44 billion)....
07:42, 09/06/2019

Billionaire coal executive Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in the Bahamas Police in the Bahamas say a helicopter flying from Big Grand Cay island to Fort Lauderdale has crashed, killing seven Americans on board.        ...
15:00, 07/05/2019

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted a controversial new law, dubbed HB 6, subsidizing...
17:56, 07/28/2019

Kenya tribunal stops building of coal plant in heritage site NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan tribunal has blocked the construction of a government-backed coal power plant in Lamu County, which hosts a UNESCO world heritage site. Civil rights activists had challenged the government’s issuing of licenses sa...
16:56, 06/26/2019

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
21:14, 09/03/2019

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced to only sell coal from a new mine in New South Wales to signatories of the Paris climate agreement, u...
08:42, 08/06/2019

Polish coast guard boards Greenpeace ship in coal protest Armed Polish border guards boarded a Greenpeace ship blocking a delivery of coal in the port of Gdansk late on Monday and detained two activists, officials said on Tuesday....
18:56, 09/10/2019

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation....
18:14, 07/04/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the country's dependence on coal....
14:28, 07/25/2019

German elections: AfD finds rich seam ​in city clinging on to coal​ Far-right party insists it is pro-women as it attacks government’s green agenda before regional pollsIn the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Doreen Mohaupt has experienced the downsides and the upsides of German reunification.Born in the c...
09:14, 08/30/2019

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash ponds, which can contain toxins like mercury and ...
00:28, 09/15/2019

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has ordered a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-f...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
15:00, 08/14/2019

China's state planner to cut number of small coal mines to less than 800 by 2021 China's state planner will ramp up closures of small coal mines to boost safety and reduce pollution, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Tuesday, shutting down more mines with annual capacity of less than 300,000 tonnes....
06:28, 05/07/2019

Search Operation Continues For 3 Workers Missing After Coal Mine Mishap Search operation for the three missing workers continued for the second day on Thursday at an opencast mine in Talcher Coalfields in Odisha where a dump slide killed a miner and left nine injured....
00:14, 07/26/2019

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
22:42, 06/19/2019

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standing down in 2007, John Browne was CEO of BP for 12 years. In 2015, he returned to the global oil busine...
17:14, 06/08/2019

Insurance giant Suncorp says it will no longer cover new thermal coal projects Activists say move means there are now no Australian insurers willing to underwrite new thermal coal developmentsAustralian insurance giant Suncorp will no longer invest in, finance or insure new thermal coal mines and power plants, and will not unde...
09:28, 07/26/2019

A Coalition of 22 States Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Its Weak Coal Rule New York attorney general Letitia James has had a busy start to the week. On Monday, she announced plans to sue the Trump administration over its gutting of the Endangered Species Act. And on Tuesday, she along with 21 other state attorneys general a...
06:42, 08/14/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
23:28, 06/06/2019

China's coal demand to peak around 2025, global usage to follow: report China's coal demand will start to fall in 2025 once consumption at utilities and other industrial sectors reaches its peak, a state-owned think tank said in a new report, easing pressure on Beijing to impose tougher curbs on fossil fuels....
09:14, 08/23/2019

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
04:14, 05/23/2019

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
06:42, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Russian businessman eyes Gazprombank's stake in Elga coal project A-property group, controlled by Russian businessman Albert Avdolyan, has requested approval from Russia's antimonopoly service to buy a 49% stake in the Elga coal project from Gazprombank, the group said on Friday....
16:14, 08/23/2019

Russian businessman eyes Gazprombank's stake in Elga coal project - Vedomosti A-property group, controlled by Russian businessman Albert Avdolyan, has requested an approval from Russia's antimonopoly service to buy a 49% stake in the Elga coal project from Gazprombank, Vedomosti newspaper reported on Friday....
16:14, 08/23/2019

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
22:42, 07/08/2019

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have made it difficult for some traditional generating plants to stay in business. That's mostly good ne...
03:00, 07/25/2019

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
13:56, 05/19/2019

Meghalaya Chief Minister Praises Supreme Court Verdict On Coal Mining Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday praised as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining and said the verdict has upheld......
17:28, 08/15/2019

China's Henan province to switch more homes from coal heating in 2019: media China's central province of Henan plans to convert more households to gas- or electricity-powered heating from coal in 2019 to further improve its air quality....
23:00, 08/07/2019

Delhi Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Naveen Jindal In Coal Scam A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam....
13:14, 07/01/2019

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously ...
18:28, 07/02/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
15:56, 05/16/2019

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo Clement Four journalists working for the public television network France 2 have been charged with trespassing for filming a protest near the Abbot Poi...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
16:14, 05/27/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
19:56, 06/07/2019

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
17:56, 07/04/2019

BHP faces fresh calls to quit Minerals Council ahead of pro-coal ad blitz Upcoming multimillion-dollar advertising campaign will aim to ‘invoke national pride’ in coalMining giant BHP is facing renewed pressure to abandon its membership of the Minerals Council of Australia after it was revealed the lobby group is directly ...
00:42, 08/08/2019

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fe...
00:42, 08/14/2019

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to thermal coal or power plants by 2030....
23:00, 08/07/2019

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's ...
17:56, 05/31/2019

Billionaire coal executive and philanthropist Chris Cline dies at 60 in a helicopter crash West Virginia officials said the Foresight Energy founder is dead. The 60-year-old died in a helicopter crash, according to his alma mater, Marshall University....
15:14, 07/05/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green....
13:56, 05/24/2019

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul, Mr Kim Seong-cheol said that his department is on...
13:56, 06/20/2019

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must submit a fresh environmental study because they had failed to consult residents....
18:14, 06/26/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
23:14, 04/28/2019

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
19:14, 06/19/2019

Australia could reap $328m a year if it treated recycling waste like coal – report Calls for world-class recycling systems to replace current one, which makes just $4m a year due to contamination in co-mingled recycling binsIf Australia treated recycling waste like iron ore or coal the nation could be $300m better off each year, a ...
03:14, 09/12/2019

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United States....
11:28, 09/14/2019

Horseman Rides Into Crowd of Anti-Coal Protesters in Australia, Injuring Woman The woman was left unconscious Sunday at a protest held by environmentalists in a town near a proposed coal mine that could be one of the largest in the world....
06:42, 04/29/2019

Instant view: China's oil, coal, soybean imports rise in April from year before China's imports of crude oil, coal and soybeans rose in April from the same month last year, while cargoes of iron ore and copper dropped, customs data showed on Wednesday....
09:42, 05/08/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate emergency and block all new coal and gas projects, i...
05:14, 06/25/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
19:56, 05/03/2019

Locals Disrupt Coal Supply To Bihar's NTPC Kahalgaon, Power Crisis Feared Scores of locals are staging a demonstration at Kahalgaon disrupting supply of coal to the 2340 MW NTPC unit even as officials today expressed concern over fast depleting stocks which could lead to a......
16:56, 08/09/2019

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid ...
05:14, 05/23/2019

Coal-loving colonials put Australia on the road to cooked. Now it's time to turn the heat down | Liz Conor Climate change is colonialism’s final frontier which is why land rights are the first order of climate justiceIn the Anthropocene we humans have become a geological force, a “force of nature” – and a self-defeating one. But this crisis in climate and...
08:28, 06/19/2019

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
08:28, 06/13/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal -- in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime -- was seized, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday, just hours after the hermit kingdom fired two suspected short-range ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management....
08:56, 06/13/2019

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
20:56, 06/19/2019

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to exporters of low-quality thermal coal, according to a new report by the Australia Institute that shows...
21:14, 07/23/2019

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
21:28, 08/13/2019

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:14, 05/28/2019

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
15:56, 05/29/2019

Angus Taylor will not rule out taxpayers paying to replace or extend Liddell coal plant’s life Energy minister leaves all options open for taskforce studying Liddell closure Angus Taylor has announced a taskforce to study the expected closure of the Liddell power station, leaving all options on the table including extending the life of or repl...
02:14, 08/09/2019

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as the government plans....
22:42, 08/10/2019

Russia's Norilsk and South African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots: NASA data Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the world, according to satellite data from U.S. space agency NASA....
20:42, 08/19/2019

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure supply ahead of peak summer demand for electricity....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Is President Donald Trump losing his fight to save coal? Third major company since May files for bankruptcy Miners across four states may lose their jobs after another coal company filed for bankruptcy, despite President Trump's promises to the industry.        ...
08:56, 07/04/2019

North Korea calls coal ship seizure a 'robbery,' says it betrays spirit of US summit agreement North Korea on Tuesday demanded the U.S. returned a cargo ship used to transport that was seized in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime, calling it a “robbery.”...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is cal...
23:56, 05/31/2019

Trump rolls back key Obama climate rule curbing coal plant pollution – live Experts warn new rule could help some of America’s dirtiest coal plants to keep running, while Hope Hicks testifies on Mueller and RussiaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.31pm BST Donald Trump’s administration is taking another ...
16:56, 06/19/2019

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic.        ...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unus...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway....
22:28, 06/26/2019

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illi...
12:28, 09/13/2019

Everest deaths: 'Corners being cut' An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's highest peak and has summited it eight times -- once without supplementary oxygen, which almost cost him...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among the famous people who have died in 2019....
15:00, 04/29/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report Tuesday....
01:28, 05/08/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningl...
23:42, 05/23/2019

The Coolest Futuristic Deaths The far future is notoriously unknowable, but one thing we can be reasonably certain of is that we will die. Some very rich and imaginative people like to think that this is not the case—which will honestly make it pretty funny when they eat it like ...
11:42, 08/29/2019

CORRECTED-Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period in 2018, the government said on Friday....
03:14, 09/07/2019

Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period in 2018, the government said on Friday....
22:28, 09/06/2019

Not blowing smoke: Wind has overtaken 'risky' coal for energy use in Texas for the first time For the first time since the Electric Reliability Council of Texas began collecting data in 2003, wind has surpassed coal as an energy source.        ...
10:00, 07/25/2019

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's ...
21:56, 06/26/2019

Why the news on dementia deaths is not as bad as it sounds Dementia has been named the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but individual risk for the condition is falling, and cancer actually kills more people...
19:00, 08/07/2019

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (credit: Stephen Brashear|Getty Images) On Monday, Boeing's head of commercial aircraft, Kevin McAlliste...
23:56, 06/17/2019

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long way to go...
03:28, 06/26/2019

In photos: Notable deaths of 2019 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among the famous people who have died in 2019....
00:14, 08/01/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
04:56, 06/14/2019

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
05:56, 05/25/2019

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank...
20:42, 07/22/2019

Transgender deaths devastate families LUMBER BRIDGE, NC — “Okay, Mommy. I love you.” That was Brenda Scurlock’s last text from her son, Avery, before he was shot eight times, his body abandoned in a field in eastern North Carolina. Scurlock had always worried about Avery’s safety. He was...
01:00, 09/13/2019

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disparities in care during and after childbirth. Black women, along with Native Americans and Alaska nati...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Former V.A. Doctor Charged in Deaths of 3 Veterans Prosecutors said that Robert Morris Levy was responsible for the deaths through incorrect and misleading diagnoses and that he had used a mind-altering substance while working....
11:42, 08/22/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
09:28, 05/14/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
10:28, 07/12/2019

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though overall traffic deaths dropped by one percent 50,000 pedestrians have died in the United States since...
07:28, 07/04/2019

Francesca Martinez: Austerity has caused the deaths of over 130,000 Comedian Francesca Martinez has spoke out on the BBC's Question Time programme about the deaths of "over 130,000 human beings" since the government started austerity in 2010....
19:42, 06/17/2019

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs' - a step that activists said was long overdue....
17:00, 07/11/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
00:00, 05/21/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health workers trying to contain the virus's spread....
19:14, 05/03/2019

After Two Deaths Days Apart, Boxing Examines Its Risks At a meeting of the sport’s leaders, calls for greater caution came from several corners. “It’s our duty to protect them from themselves,” the president of the World Boxing Council said of fighters....
11:28, 08/07/2019

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa Township say first responders went to a home shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving a cal...
17:42, 05/03/2019

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
12:14, 07/09/2019

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
20:14, 08/02/2019

Ebola deaths in east Congo outbreak top 2,000 The death toll from the year-long Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has topped 2,000, according to government data released on Friday, which also showed the number of confirmed cases of the virus had surpassed 3,000....
08:56, 08/30/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported, officials said. (May 4)        ...
17:14, 05/04/2019

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community....
19:14, 06/07/2019

20 More Children Die In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Encephalitis Deaths Near 100 The deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of twenty more children in just a day, taking the number of deaths to 93 in June alone in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. As the state grapples with......
22:28, 06/16/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
23:00, 05/15/2019

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a preview of the summer Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer....
11:28, 06/25/2019

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj. Vincent Weddington said Tuesday during a news conference that there are similarities in the three ca...
00:42, 05/22/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
09:42, 05/31/2019

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stories behind this statistic and underlines how efforts to identify the dead are helping bereaved famili...
21:00, 06/08/2019

France heatwaves caused about 1,500 deaths this summer Record-breaking heatwaves in France this summer caused the deaths of nearly 1,500 people, according to the country’s health ministry. The pair of hellish heatwaves hit the country in June and July with the highest temperature — 114.8 degrees Fa...
17:42, 09/09/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and higher temperatures have been contribu...
01:42, 06/25/2019

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
05:14, 07/10/2019

Complaint Against 39 In Bihar For Protesting Encephalitis Deaths A complaint has been lodged against 39 people in Harivanshpur in Bihar's Vaishali district on Tuesday after they protested the lack of water supply and death of several children due to Acute......
15:00, 06/25/2019

Trump blames Democrats for migrants’ deaths WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the death of a man and his 23-month-old daughter shown in a searing photograph that has become a symbol of the peril faced by migrants. Asked about the photograph as he left the White ...
22:28, 06/26/2019

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
05:00, 06/09/2019

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer DALLAS (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland said Friday tha...
21:14, 06/07/2019

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US News of the deaths of migrant children in U.S. immigration custody has reached Guatemala’s remote, impoverished towns and hamlets, but it’s not dissuading people from attempting their own arduous journeys with their offspring in tow...
20:28, 06/05/2019

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
21:28, 06/05/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
03:28, 06/10/2019

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
16:28, 09/07/2019

U.S. authorities investigate deaths at veterans hospital U.S. authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia, the Veterans Affairs department said on Tuesday, and a U.S. senator said the probe may involve up to 11 deaths....
11:42, 08/28/2019

Man who admitted to serial killings charged in 2 more deaths A man who has confessed to killing more than 90 women across the U.S. has been indicted in Cleveland for the strangulation deaths of two women decades ago....
04:00, 06/01/2019

New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping....
21:42, 09/15/2019

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Healt...
01:28, 06/13/2019

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as......
11:56, 07/16/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away. How the deaths are linked is a question posing challenges....
02:14, 05/15/2019

Police say Detroit man tied to at least 3 deaths, 2 assaults Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Two decades of public health improvements have stalled, says IPPR thinktankMore than 130,000 deaths in the UK since 2012 could have been prevented if improvements in public health policy had not stalled as a direct result of austerity cuts, according...
20:42, 06/01/2019

Police arrest MI man tied to deaths, assaults Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of another is responsible for those crimes and others. (June 10)        ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Deaths rise on crowded Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. (May 28)  ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

2 charged in connection with 5 deaths on Yakama reservation Police arrested a fourth suspect Monday after five people were killed over the weekend on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state, authorities said....
04:14, 06/11/2019

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. The Middle East and eastern Europe have seen infection levels rise....
19:42, 07/16/2019

Two missing Canadians are now suspects in the deaths of three people Two Canadian teens who were believed missing are now suspects in the shooting deaths of a young American woman and her Australian boyfriend, as well as in the death of an unknown man....
23:42, 07/23/2019

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested J...
03:00, 06/13/2019

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
14:42, 06/11/2019

Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast over the past few months looking abnormally thin and weak....
22:00, 06/02/2019

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at oppos...
10:56, 09/15/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms ...
13:56, 06/30/2019

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
17:28, 08/16/2019

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or pet in without even realizing it. Since April, there have been 9 children who have died in hot cars ...
07:42, 05/26/2019

Encephalitis Deaths Down By 65% In UP In 2 Years: Yogi Adityanath Deaths due to encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh have come down by 65 per cent in the past two years due to sincere efforts by the government, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday....
22:14, 08/28/2019

U.S. authorities investigate as many as 11 deaths at veterans hospital U.S. authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia, the Veterans Affairs department said on Tuesday, and a U.S. senator said the probe may involve up to 11 deaths....
19:28, 08/28/2019

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received excessive painkiller doses ordered by a doctor now charged with murder. Over two dozen wrongful-dea...
15:42, 06/19/2019

Film stunts under scrutiny after deaths and serious injuries CGI-weary audiences’ demand for complex ‘real’ action is increasing the risk for performersThis week, the British stunt performer Joe Watts suffered a serious head injury on the set of the film Fast & Furious 9, at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, H...
16:42, 07/26/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't k...
06:56, 09/14/2019

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000. The committee released the lates...
10:56, 09/15/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
00:00, 07/19/2019

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the dangers to right whales....
01:14, 07/20/2019

Want to See What’s Next for the Economy? Try This. Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of serving as a useful guide. See for yourself......
01:42, 07/17/2019

Tainted alcohol has led to 19 deaths in Costa Rica, authorities say Authorities say they have confiscated about 30,000 containers of six brands of alcohol in an effort to keep people from drinking contaminated products....
21:14, 07/22/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
21:56, 06/01/2019

Calling all pet lovers: This website warns you of dog deaths in movies I can handle just about anything that happens in the most gruesome of movies, but pets or babies murdered for lazy emotional manipulation will leave me in a rotten mood for the rest of the day. I get that it’s “just a movie,” but sometimes I’m not in...
23:56, 05/03/2019

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths MILAN (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed two and injured more than a dozen. Matteo Salvini announced the arrest on Twitter T...
10:00, 05/21/2019

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur on Sunday. On......
19:56, 06/17/2019

"Sad India Is On Top In Deaths Due To Road Accidents": Nitin Gadkari Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari moved a bill in the Lok Sabha yesterday to amend the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988. Proposed new provisions include increased penalties for offences like......
10:28, 07/23/2019

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
14:14, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Doctor pleads not guilty in overdose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a doctor charged with murder in the overdose deaths of 25 patients (all times local): 2 p.m. A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. Dr. William Hu...
21:42, 06/05/2019

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a monthslong Syrian government military campaign against the opposition’s last stronghold....
02:00, 07/23/2019

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
05:14, 06/01/2019

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
07:28, 06/01/2019

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol: What you need to know After Costa Rica confiscated 30,000 bottles of counterfeit liquor, authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in tourist deaths.       ...
17:14, 07/22/2019

U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday....
23:28, 06/17/2019

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery. Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García...
00:42, 06/22/2019

Ranking the Deaths in the Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Season As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratifying....
00:28, 05/21/2019

Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not......
15:14, 06/06/2019

New Zealand man charged in mysterious Fiji ‘witchcraft’ deaths A New Zealand man has been charged in the “witchcraft” deaths of a family of five found on a cliff in Fiji, authorities said. Muhammad Raheesh Isoof, a “healer” from Christchurch, appeared in Fijian court Monday where he was c...
02:28, 09/17/2019

Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 136 In Bihar, Over 600 Children Affected Brain fever has afflicted more than 600 children across 16 districts of Bihar of which 136 have lost their lives since the beginning of this month, the state health department said on Thursday....
05:28, 06/21/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on T...
00:28, 06/19/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
21:56, 06/05/2019

Charges dropped against mom accused in deaths of newborn twins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother accused of contributing to the deaths of her newborn twins by using drugs will not be prosecuted. News outlets report that charges against 29-year-old Tiffany Marie Roberts were dropped Thursday in a Chattanoog...
05:00, 08/03/2019

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ill last week — and an Arizona man who had “something green” foaming from his mout...
06:56, 06/18/2019

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
21:28, 06/18/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
00:14, 05/23/2019

Ikea's Newest Dressers Are Designed To Prevent 'Tip-Over' Deaths Scandinavian retailer Ikea has introduced a line of tip-resistant dressers to address a design issue that has killed eight children and injured dozens of others in the past two decades....
08:00, 06/05/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
02:28, 06/19/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:28, 07/15/2019

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effe...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin which Turkish-backed rebel groups captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a war monitor said....
11:28, 07/11/2019

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued in court Wednesday that 68-year-old Gene...
18:00, 05/23/2019

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
13:28, 07/11/2019

UN urges Sudan’s military to allow protester deaths probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Sudan’s military rulers to allow her office to investigate a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bac...
16:42, 06/24/2019

Bihar Children Deaths A National Horror: Congress The Congress on Wednesday described the deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome as a "national horror story" and demanded accountability from the Centre and the state......
00:56, 06/20/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
20:42, 07/12/2019

Poverty, Not Litchis, Likely Reason Behind Bihar Child Deaths As teams of the Bihar government and central agencies try to unravel the exact reason for the death of over 150 children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, a preliminary survey points at......
01:56, 06/24/2019

Powerful storm slams Sioux Falls, S.D.; no deaths A storm carrying at least one tornado struck South Dakota's largest city overnight, leaving a trail of destroyed buildings and downing power lines, officials said Wednesday. (Sept. 11)        ...
03:14, 09/12/2019

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
23:28, 08/01/2019

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. Ac...
12:28, 06/20/2019

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lifetime earning potential. The American Cancer Society study released Wednesday calculates the missed-o...
23:00, 07/08/2019

214 Deaths Due To Acute Encephalitis Syndrome In Assam: Minister As many as 214 deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) were reported in Assam till July 18 this year, Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday....
16:42, 07/23/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
13:56, 06/03/2019

A VA doctor accused of being drunk was charged in 3 deaths. Congress wants to know more. Cases in Arkansas and West Virginia have raised questions about the ability of Veterans Affairs to identify clinicians involved in misconduct and to act quickly to prevent them from practicing....
00:28, 09/11/2019

9 Reasons for the Tragic Highlander Deaths in the Battle of Culloden There have been countless significant battles throughout history. Some of them have become infamous – from the Battle of Passchendaele during WWI to the Battle of Hastings in 1066 ...
01:14, 06/24/2019