Posts Tagged with "peabody"

Why Washington University in St. Louis Should Ditch Peabody Coal

Friday, April 11, 2014

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Why Washington University in St. Louis Should Ditch Peabody Coal

This article first appeared in Washington University in St. Louis’ Student Life on April 10, 2014.  On April 30, the UN’s International Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the best available scientific report on global warming and the likely consequences of continued carbon pollution. Based on 12,000 peer-reviewed studies, the IPCC’s report describes a [...]

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Why We’re Sitting in at WashU (And We’re Not Leaving)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Why We’re Sitting in at WashU (And We’re Not Leaving)

By Caroline Burney, Senior at Washington University. Crossposted from We Are Powershift. I’ve learned many things in my four years at Washington University in St. Louis–not all of them in the classroom. For example, before I became a student at Wash U, I had never heard of Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private sector coal [...]

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Proposed Coal Port Stirs Up Bellingham, WA

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Proposed Coal Port Stirs Up Bellingham, WA

Lots of attention is being focused on coal exports in the Northwest these days. In Cherry Point, WA, near Bellingham, the biggest coal company in the world, St. Louis-based Peabody Energy, has signed an agreement with the biggest port logistics company in the world, Seattle-based SSA Marine, to build another coal export terminal, the Gateway [...]

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Peabody, me and “the security blanket of US coal reserves”

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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So this morning at the Carbon Capture and Sequestration conference I had the opportunity to hear the infamous Fred Palmer, Sr. Vice President of Peabody coal do his ‘I love coal’ rap. And jeez louise does that old boy know how to lay it on thick. I had been promised that he was likely to [...]

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