coal exports

Warren Buffett Buys More Than $500 Million in Climate-Killing Stocks

Warren Buffett Buys More Than $500 Million in Climate-Killing Stocks

DeSmogBlog By Steve Horn Warren Buffett—the fourth richest man on the planet and major campaign contributor to President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012—may soon get a whole lot richer. President Barack Obama and Warren Buffett in the Oval Office, July 14, 2010. Photo credit: Pete Souza. That’s because he just bought more than half […]

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    Greenpeace Activists Board Ship in Protest of Australia’s Coal Export Boom

    Greenpeace Activists Board Ship in Protest of Australia’s Coal Export Boom

    Greenpeace At sunrise, the six activists left the Rainbow Warrior on inflatable boats and drew up alongside the MV Meister, a ship carrying thermal coal loaded at Abbot point in Queensland. Using steel ladders, they climbed the side of the ship and 18 hours later remain on the vessel. Greenpeace boarded the ship just after […]

    Oregon Residents Sound the Alarm on Pending Coal Export Permit

    Oregon Residents Sound the Alarm on Pending Coal Export Permit

    Power Past Coal More than 450 Oregon residents and a diverse group of local leaders flooded the steps of Oregon’s Capitol Wednesday morning to call on Governor Kitzhaber to deny Ambre Energy a dredging permit at the Port of Morrow. Photo courtesy of Michael O’Leary, National Wildlife Federation Many community leaders and residents feel they […]

    World Energy Outlook 2012—The Good, the Bad and the Really, Truly Ugly

    World Energy Outlook 2012—The Good, the Bad and the Really, Truly Ugly

    TomDispatch by Michael Klare Rarely does the release of a data-driven report on energy trends trigger front-page headlines around the world. That, however, is exactly what happened on Nov. 12 when the prestigious Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) released this year’s edition of its World Energy Outlook. In the process, just about everyone missed its […]

    Hundreds Protest Coal Exporting at Rally with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Hundreds Protest Coal Exporting at Rally with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

    Stefanie Penn Spear https://youtube.com/watch?v=caCR3rd5Zsw Robert F. Kennedy Jr. gave an impassioned call for a halt to the export of North America’s dirtiest fossil fuel at a rally today in Portland with more than 400 people at Oregon’s largest demonstration opposing exporting coal. Coal companies are targeting the Pacific Northwest with six separate coal export terminals, […]

    EVENT: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Headlines Rally against Exporting Dirty Coal

    EVENT: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Headlines Rally against Exporting Dirty Coal

    Columbia Riverkeeper WHAT: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. leads a noon rally in Portland to expose controversial plans that threaten Oregon and Washington with dangerous coal exports. A strong proponent of clean energy and a vocal critic of the coal industry’s environmental, health and safety record, Kennedy adds a national voice to the growing chorus of […]