Tag: powder river basin

Greenhouse Gas Cover Up at Interior

In spite of President Obama’s 2009 Executive Order calling on federal agencies to “inventory, report, and adopt targets for reducing their direct and indirect GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions,” our federal government is now trying to cover up over a billion tons of greenhouse gases that it is directly responsible […]

On Winners, Losers, and All of the Above

After the President’s State of the Union address and his call for an “all of the above” energy policy (actually, to quote, “an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of American energy”), I tweeted: All of the above energy policy sounds like suicide drink my son […]

Moving Beyond Coal Exports

Those who know me know that I’m pretty skeptical about all the hype over coal exports. While it’s true that exports have increased, the vast (and I mean vast) majority of coal mined in the U.S. is still burned in this country.  In fact, the latest from the […]

It’s the Ugly that Matters

In the fight against global warming, it helps to be sexy. Case in point is the proposed Alton coal mine, a new pit slated to be punched in the ground near—of all places—Bryce Canyon National Park. You know Bryce Canyon, right?  One of America’s most scenic National Parks.  […]

Check out our Interactive Maps

Check out our Interactive Maps menu in the sidebar, where we’ve got links to various and evolving maps highlighting some of the places and issues that WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program is tackling.  So far, you can check out our interactive map of the proposed Oak Mesa coal mine area […]