clean energy economy
Friday 27 May 2016 12:03 CET
EU approves German plans to shut down eight coal-fired power plants
The European Union gave its blessing Friday to plans by Germany to subsidize the closing down of eight power plants fired by highly polluting lignite, also known as brown coal.
Friday 15 January 2016 22:41 CET
Obama administration pauses new coal leases on federal lands
The Obama administration, citing the need to review fossil fuel resource management as the US moves to a "clean energy economy," on Friday announced a pause on new coal mining leases on federal lands.