Fossil Fuels

New Study Lifts the Curtain on Clean Coal

A new study from West Virginia University exposes one more dirty little secret about America’s favorite fossil fuel, coal.  Though coal mining is touted as an economic boon to local communities, the study reviews mortality statistics to conclude that coal mining communities in Appalachia are among the weakest economies in … [continued]

Russians to Drill Melting Arctic with Nukes

Whats even dumber and more shortsighted than drilling the melting arctic for the last drops of oil? Drilling the melting Arctic for those last drops of oil using nuclear power. In a cavalier act of ecological vandalism, and driven by frank Russian acknowledgement of imminent peak oil in heartland Siberia, … [continued]