Climate change: Australia rejects UN call to stop using coal
The Australian government again rejected UN demands to stop using coal by making it clear to the body of the United Nations that the decision to do so or not lies with the government and not with an 'outside entity.' At a forum at the Australian National University, Selwin Hart, UN ...
Sinking Greek village highlights nation’s addiction to coal
If earthquakes struck in slow motion, the results might be visible in a place like the Greek village of Anargyri, a hardscrabble enclave in a black landscape gutted by coal mining.The village in northern Greece once had more than 400 people. Now it has fewer than 50, after being torn ...
Miners’ Day celebrated in climate talks city in Poland
A miners' brass band led celebrations Tuesday honoring the patron saint of miners in the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks.Musicians began Miner's Day, dedicated to Catholic Saint Barbara, with a traditional sunrise concert in the streets of a historic district in Katowice.A miner's orchestra march ...
21 Dead in East China Mining Accident
Only one miner was rescued alive; cause of the accident is still under investigation
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