Economy & Business

Senators Urge Obama Admin To Include Carbon Costs in Coal Program

"Democratic U.S. senators on Monday urged the Obama administration to reform the federal coal mine program to include costs of the fuel's carbon emissions and potentially raise royalties paid by companies that mine the fuel on public lands."

Source: Reuters, 11/03/2015

Iconic Author, Former Farmer, Plants Seeds for a ‘More Attractive’ World

In this "Between the Lines" excerpt from the latest issue of SEJournal, book editor Tom Henry interviews Earth Policy Institute's Lester Brown, recipient of 25 honorary degrees and author of 54 books (although, amazingly, he never learned to type).

ExxonMobil Targets Journalists, Activists After Climate Change Probe

"After an investigation found that ExxonMobil has been funding climate-denying organizations — despite the findings of its own scientists on climate change—the world’s fourth-largest oil company is now going after the journalists who revealed it."

Source: Motherboard, 10/26/2015

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