Previous Fossil Fuel News 2014

Newspapers Complicit in Selling Phony “War on Coal” 12-16-14

A new study shows that American newspapers push the coal industry’s misleading narrative.

There are a number of reasons why the tide has turned against the coal industry around the globe. Coal is the single largest source of global warming pollution—while coal-fired power represents only 39% of all electricity generated in the U.S., according to the EPA, it is responsible for 75% if carbon emissions …Full article

New Study Shows Huge Methane Emissions ‘Hot Spot’ Found in U.S. 10-9-14

The largest concentration of methane emissions seen in the U.S. over the past decade has been detected by satellite over the most active coal-bed methane production area in the country — the Four Corners of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona, according to a new study published Thursday …Full article