By Becky Striepe on January 11, 2013
The coal lobby has thrown billions of dollars at convincing consumers that “clean coal” is the future of American energy. It’s abundant, it’s cheap, and thanks to carbon capture technology, burning coal isn’t as bad for the planet as it used to be! That’s the claim, and it’s partly true. Unfortunately, there is really no such thing as “clean coal.”
By Becky Striepe on June 17, 2011
The Last Mountain takes a hard look at mountaintop removal mining and how it’s destroying Appalachia.
By Beth Buczynski on April 19, 2011
It’s estimated that the average American home uses over $2,000 of energy every year. Almost half of this amount is spent on heating and cooling costs alone.
By Beth Buczynski on March 25, 2011
Recent fluctuating reports that dangerous levels of radiation have been detected in Japanese food and water have many people concerned. This graphic provides information about radiation risks and how to stay safe.
By Becky Striepe on September 23, 2010
Weird sources of renewable energy seem to be popping up every day. Now, a park in Cambridge, Massachusetts is trying out lamp posts powered with dog poop.