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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.
Sunday 03 January 2016 15:57 CET
Study: German coal plants emit seven tonnes of mercury per year
Germany's coal-fired power plants are emitting seven tonnes of hazardous mercury per year, making the country the worst European quicksilver polluter after Poland and Greece, a study has shown.