30 Jun '11, 1am

Big Coal faces a powerful new enemy in its quest to build new plants: you.

Big Coal faces a powerful new enemy in its quest to build new plants: you.

The world is waking up. Photo: Takver During the years when governments and the media were focused on preparations for the 2009 Copenhagen climate negotiations, a powerful climate movement was emerging in the United States: the movement opposing the construction of new coal-fired power plants. Environmental groups, both national and local, are opposing coal plants because they are the primary driver of climate change. Emissions from coal plants are also responsible for 13,200 U.S. deaths annually -- a number that dwarfs the U.S. lives lost in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. What began as a few local ripples of resistance quickly evolved into a national tidal wave of grassroots opposition from environmental, health, farm, and community organizations. Despite a heavily funded industry campaign to promote "clean coal," the American public is turning against coal. In a national...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/coal/2011-06-28-the-good-news-about-...

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