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Jul 22, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Coal miners have been digging what German environmentalists decry as 'Europe's biggest hole' at Hambach in the Lower Rhine basin. It covers 50 square miles. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Curbing Co2 emissions by 30 percent is the centerpiece of the administration's efforts to slow climate change.
Mar 5, 2014 01:15 PM ET // Discovery News
A coal seam fire in Australia has been burning for a month. See the battle against the mountain of fire.
Sep 3, 2013 08:27 AM ET // Tim Wall
Soot in the smoke billowing from Industrial Age coal-burning factories seems to have sullied the glaciers, causing them to melt, although average temperatures in Europe were dropping. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2011 02:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
Good news and bad news for carbon pollution: Russia and Europe are leading successful reduction efforts, but the United States has shown an increase in carbon dioxide emissions.
Nov 28, 2012 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Kyoto Protocol is virtually dead. The UN is trying to revive talks about fighting climate change at a meeting in Qatar. Meanwhile coal burning and greenhouse gas emissions are steadily increasing. What will we do?
Jun 23, 2010 12:10 AM ET // Michael Reilly
Underground microbes have been found converting waste CO2 and coal into natural gas. Left in the ground, the dirty fossil fuel might be transformed into a source of renewable energy.
Aug 2, 2010 08:15 PM ET // Zahra Hirji
Using ancient plant ashes, scientists reconstructed a history of Earth's atmospheric oxygen levels over the last 400 million years, and laid to rest some lingering doubts about mass extinctions.
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