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Harvard Students Stage Blockade to Demand An Open Conversation About Fossil Fuel Divestment

Harvard's Divestment movement raises the ante for an administration unwilling to engage in open dialogue about its endowment's investments in fossil fuels.

Demand Grows for Duke Energy to Clean Up Toxic Coal Ash Sites

Activists and residents are demanding that Duke Energy speed the clean up of toxic coal ash ponds, while federal authorities investigate ties between the power company and state regulators.

World Bank to Stop Financing New Coal Burning Facilities, With Some Exceptions

 

Following President Obama's climate speech on Tuesday, calling for cuts to power plant emissions in the U.S., the World Bank Group released a report, stating that the world financial institution would no longer finance new (also known as  "greenfield") coal-powered plants worldwide, except in