Hillary Clinton: Threatening Coal Jobs was a Mistake

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to her book “What happened”, Hillary Clinton’s biggest regret was joking about putting coal miners out of business because climate. Hillary Clinton: Here’s the misstep from the campaign I regret the most ELIZA RELMAN SEP 7, 2017, 12:30 AM In her new book “What Happened” — officially out on…

In a first, U.S. ships coal to Ukraine

U.S. aims to counter Russian influence with natural resources, though Ukraine’s roadmap for the energy emphasizes nuclear power. From UPI. By Daniel J. Graeber    |   Aug. 22, 2017 at 5:46 AM   Aug. 22 (UPI) — Coal shipped from the United States could help address energy security issues in Ukraine, the nation’s energy secretary…

‘Coal plants keep closing on Trump’s watch’… And why it doesn’t matter to the Resurgence of the American Coal Industry!

Guest post by David Middleton Over the past 10 months or so, articles like this have been a “dime-a-dozen”… ENERGY TRANSITIONS Coal plants keep closing on Trump’s watch Benjamin Storrow, E&E News reporter Climatewire: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 […] In the next four years, utilities have plans to close 40 coal units, federal figures show.…

Coal is #1… again.

Guest post by David Middleton Politics and Energy Coal Is Number One STEPHEN MOORE July 28, 2017, 12:05 am Before Donald Trump came along, it was left for dead. Quick: what was the number one source of electricity production in the U.S. during the first half of 2017? If you answered renewable energy, you are…

The Resurgence of the American Coal Industry. Part Trois: Going Dutch!

Guest post by David Middleton If President Obama was the “war on coal,” President Trump might just be the post-war “Marshall Plan”… U.S. Coal Finds Footing In European Markets By Oil & Gas 360 – Jul 22, 2017 A report by the EIA indicated that coal exports—for both steam coal, used for power generation, and metallurgical coal,…