Quit Coal Blog
Authored by Gary Cook, Greenpeace International
This week, after hundreds of thousands of Apple customers and Greenpeace supporters asked the company to use clean energy instead of dirty coal, it announced a significant investment in local renewable energy to power its data center in North Carolina, US.0 comments
The 99% are rising up against dirty energy in our country.
Nationwide, there is a growing realization that power companies are part of the 1%. It is absolutely clear the extraction industry must be stopped along with the companies that support it.
Continuing to extract coal, oil, uranium and fracked gas is destroying our climate, our health – and due to the industry’s greed and graft – our democracy.
Dominion is a prime example.
The early months of 2012 have brought pleasant surprises regarding the movement to shutdown coal-fired power plants in the United States.
Hopefully, this is some foreshadowing of the U.S. working towards a sustainable energy future.
FirstEnergy Corp. has already announced six coal-fired power plants will be retired by September 1st, 2012.0 comments
**UPDATE** Monday October 24, 2011 - Check out this cool video of the action.
The three students have all been released. More updates on the administration's response soon to come.
Three students arrested at Michigan State University Sit-in.0 comments
Here is a collection of recent news articles related to coal and clean energy:
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