Tag: renewable energy

No Bullshit Advocacy For The Climate

There’s no sugar-coating it. Last week’s report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change painted a grim outlook for our climate and the future of this planet. Aside from acknowledging the reality that human-caused climate change is already wreaking havoc around the globe, the Panel also […]

Another Coal Company Bites The Dust

The coal industry maintained its collapse today as mining giant Westmoreland Coal Company filed for bankruptcy in federal court. Westmoreland is a major producer in the American West, where the Colorado-based company owns the San Juan mine in New Mexico, the Kemmerer mine in Wyoming, and three mines […]

Colorado Springs Moving Beyond Coal

The City of Colorado Springs intends to shut down the Martin Drake coal-fired power plant before 2025, according to recent reports. This is great news for Colorado Springs and the American West. Colorado Springs Utilities so far has been reluctant to budge from a planned 2035 retirement date, […]