The consolidation of the ancient supercontinent Pangea 300 million years ago played a key role in the formation of the coal that powered the Industrial Revolution and that is still burned for energy in many parts of the world ...
(Phys.org) —Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity.
Rural coal-mining families show resilience against divorce when faced with the economic downturns common in the industry, a new study suggests.
President Trump and his appointees have pledged to end what they call the "war on coal" – policies designed to reduce the health and environmental impacts from producing and burning coal, such as toxic air pollution and ...
Chuck Nelson spent 30 years underground in nearly every mining job available but today he is in no doubt about it: "There is no future in coal."
Britain's National Grid says Friday may be the first full 24-hour work-day since the Industrial Revolution in which the nation doesn't depend on electricity generated from coal.
As more coal-fired power plants are retired, industry workers are left without many options. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, though.
Coal plants are draining an already dwindling global water supply, Greenpeace warned on Tuesday, consuming enough to meet the basic needs of one billion people and deepening a worldwide crisis.
Coal: Can't live with it and can't live without it—at least not yet.