The health of thousands of past and present coal mine workers is potentially at risk, in the wake of revelations that black lung disease is making a comeback.
Doubt over man's contribution to global warming is fueling a push by West Virginia lawmakers to block new science standards in schools.
Coal once fueled the British Empire, employed armies of men and shook the power of governments.
It is a battle being played out around resource-rich Australia.
Institutional investors are fleeing fossil fuels even as some major banks continue to pour money into coal, according to reports released at a UN climate conference Wednesday.
The world's biggest banks are ploughing hundreds of billions of dollars into coal mining despite claiming to be leaders in the fight against climate change, according to a report issued at a UN conference Wednesday.
Seismic activity across the UK has been analysed for the first time to set a national baseline for earthquakes caused by human activity ahead of any future decisions around fracking.
Mining sites are considered as some of the most dangerous workplaces in the world. The operation of large machines with limited visibility poses a constant threat to both miners and their machines, to the point where, in ...
Norway's parliament voted Friday to pull its sovereign wealth fund—the world's biggest—out of coal, in what is seen as a major victory for environmentalists.
The results of a research study performed by Rickard Hansen at Mälardalen University (MDH) in Sweden may lead to improved fire and evacuation safety of mining personnel. The most common form of subterranean fires is vehicle ...