Utilities battle over future of mass-emitting coal plant
For decades, electricity generated at a gargantuan coal plant on the Montana plains was shipped west to the growing metropolises of Portland, Ore., and Seattle. Now, the long-standing trade is on the brink of collapse.
Only 20% of U.S. coal will survive past 2025 — report
Eighty percent of the coal plants in America are uneconomic compared to wind and solar or are already slated to retire by 2025, according to a new paper released today.
Leaked docs: Gas industry secretly fights electrification
A large utility in the Northeast urged a coalition of 15 gas companies to oppose a growing movement to electrify home heating and cooling systems. Natural gas faces the "fight of its life," one document said.
Gov. Inslee gets his wish: A deal on cap and trade
Gregg Small was jogging Friday when he heard that the Washington state Legislature had just agreed to a cap-and-trade bill. He toppled over and began to cry at the news.
Why the U.S. might miss Biden's climate goal
The United States is on course to reduce emissions by about 30% over 10 years. That leaves a large gap in President Biden's goal of cutting CO2 in half.