- Jun 14, 2021
A group of Australian child environmentalists lost their court bid Thursday to force the federal government to ban a coal mine expansion.
A priest in Kentucky handed out more than $20,000 on Monday to miners struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for filed for bankruptcy protection.
A bipartisan bill that would put a price on each ton of carbon pollution and likely broaden efforts to develop forms of renewable energy is getting wide support from Catholic advocates concerned about climate change.
Centralia, Pennsylvania, is a ghost town, as an unquenchable 54-year-old underground coal fire compelled the relocation of virtually the entire population in the 1980s. Improbably, however, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, perched on a hilltop just outside the borough line, is still active.