“coal” Charts

The United States of Consumption »

The United States, with less than 5 percent of global population, consumes 22 percent of the world’s oil, 13 percent…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 1226
Score: 13

Giraffe Hero Detoxifies the Air »

Greg Bowers, an electrical power engineer, has spent years of his life and most of his savings fighting the air…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 312
Score: 2

Coal Mining's Big Move »

Nationally, coal production hasn't declined—it's moved: from Appalachia, west, to non-union states and overseas. In the coal country of Appalachia,…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 264
Score: 1

Our Most Promising Energy Sources »

Which of the world's energy sources shows the greatest potential? According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, Americans place a…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 145

Wypadki w kopalniach węgla kamiennego na Górnym Śląsku »

Dane dotyczące wypadków w kopalniach węgla kamiennego na Górnym Śląsku.

Karol G.
by: Karol G.
views: 79

What Are Americans' Energy Priorities? »

Despite the recent growth of domestic energy production, Americans remain committed to the idea of developing alternative energy sources. Nearly…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 117

Where Does Our Electricity Come From? »

When you flick on a light or check your email, you are using electricity. What but natural resources are used…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 1110

This Dirty Power Isn't Coming From Where You Might Expect »

The highest levels of gross pollution come from big utility companies, like American Electric Power Company, Duke, and Exelon. But…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 235

What Does a 21st Century Power Grid Look Like? »

In a grid centered on distributed renewable energy resources, the best energy supply is one that is flexible (can rapidly…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 103

Which Energy Source Kills More Birds? »

ThinkProgress cautions that these estimates be taken with a grain of salt, as they use different methodologies and data sets.…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 165

Renewable Energy Might Not Be Bad for Birds »

Conservationists and conservatives claim that renewable energy sources kill too many birds. U.S. News and World Report compiled data on…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 219

Appalachian Coal Country, In Distress »

Fifty years ago, concern about "poverty pockets" in Appalachia led to a federal "War on Poverty." Today, poverty no longer…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 230

ALEC Casts Clouds Over Sunny Solar Forecast »

Solar panel installation is steadily rising, particularly in the residential market. Net metering laws create an incentive for homeowners to…

by: PRWatch.org
views: 237

Scholastic: A Trustworthy Resource for Our Kids? »

"Four out of five parents know and trust the Scholastic brand." That's one reason why the American Coal Foundation picked…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 584

U.S. has enough coal to power the country for 513 years »

Montana, Illinois, and Wisconsin have the most coal, 283 years’ worth, or 55 percent of the U.S. total. Each block…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 156

Technology Challenges for New Greenhouse Gas Standards »

The emissions limits stipulated by EPA are unattainable without the addition of CCS technology. Despite EPA’s claims, the U.S. does…

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 100

The More Local the Energy, the More Valuable It Is »

Centralized big energy nuclear and coal plants may mean big money for power companies. But local and renewable systems like…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 147

Cost of Electricity from Solar Power »

Coal may seem cheap, but transmission costs and power losses from centralized power stations can offset any economies of scale.…

Electricity Production Costs by Fuel Type »

In 2012, petroleum had the highest electricity production costs (operations & maintenance costs + fuel costs) at 22.48 cents per…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 322

U.S. Electricity Generation by Fuel Type »

The U.S. is relying more on natural gas and less on coal to generate electricity. In 2005, 49.6% of electricity…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 505