Tag: climate

Coal-Opted: Western Muni, Co-op Utilities Face Reality of New Renewables Being Cheaper Than Existing Coal

UPDATE: Moody’s just released a companion report highlighting not only the increasing economic risks associated with coal-fired power plants operated by western rural electric cooperatives, like Tri-State Generation, but also the incredible opportunities to transition to renewables in the wind and solar-rich American West. Read more at Clean […]

Opening Salvos Fired in Coal Lawsuits

Earlier this month, WildEarth Guardians filed opening briefs in lawsuits challenging coal mine expansions in Colorado and Montana, setting the stage for defending our public lands, climate, and clean energy future. West Elk Coal Mine Lawsuit The first brief was filed in our suit over the West Elk […]