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  • Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Activist brings diversity to green orgs

    Marcelo Bonta's Center for Diversity & the Environment works to bring people of color into the environmental movement.

  • Power struggle

    The economic numbers behind coal and wind energy -- and energy efficiency -- are compared in Montana.

  • A mine falls, and a tribe may get the shaft

    Part of the price of stopping the planned New World Mine near Yellowstone may turn out to be the development of coal reserves along Otter Creek, next to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation

  • Mission critical

    Mission critical

    With global warming threatening the planet, even environmentalists are looking more kindly at natural gas.

  • The Global West: how foreign investment fuels resource extraction in western states

    The Global West: how foreign investment fuels resource extraction in western states

    China's insatiable energy appetite is fueling a natural resource boom in the West.

  • Wyoming digs its 10 billionth ton of coal

    Wyoming digs its 10 billionth ton of coal

    The industry hopes Wyoming's coal bonanza lasts another 100 years. But mining's peaks and valleys have never been entirely in its control.

  • When the locals don't want your coal, sell it overseas

    When the locals don't want your coal, sell it overseas

    Global markets could keep Powder River Basin coal flowing overseas for decades to come.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Western governors go green; King Coal gets hammered; Divine Strake strikes out; Colorado cons on the North Forty; Mother Nature’s bodyguards; Western wagering data; and energy use and Bush approval: a case of eerie symmetry.

  • The Winds of Change

    Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne

  • Congress touts 'green energy,' but bill is black and blue

    The House of Representatives passes an energy bill with even more industrial pork than the Bush administration requested.

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