Fossil Fuels

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station June 29, 2015, in Newburg, Maryland.

Oakland Halts Coal Shipping Plan, Pitting Jobs Against Health

City Council cited climate change and the health of its marginalized communities as reasons for keeping coal out of its new export plant. 

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REPORT: Air Pollution Kills More People Worldwide Than AIDS, Tuberculosis and Car Accidents Combined

Developing countries bear the brunt of the problem, but the United States has plenty of work to do to clear the air.