If it wasn't because of my high heels, I would still be in Coatzacoalcos with 10 children.
The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead.
The trains carrying coal to power plants are death trains. Coal-fired power plants are factories of death.
Guilt is one side of a nasty triangle; the other two are shame and stigma. This grim coalition combines to inculpate women themselves of the crimes committed against them.
Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
Some studies have shown that natural gas could, in fact, be worse for the climate than coal.
The relevant questions now are: How do we move beyond coal? How do we bring new jobs to the coal fields and retrain coal miners for other work? How do we inspire entrepreneurialism and self-reliance in people whose lives have been dependent on the paternalistic coal industry?
In the world of energy politics, the sudden vanishing of the word 'coal' is a remarkable and unprecedented event.
But overall, Obama's record on the environment has been uninspired - and that's putting it kindly. He hasn't stopped coal companies from blowing up mountaintops and devastating large regions of Appalachia.
The coal industry is an even larger part of the Australian economy than it is of the American, and it has an enormous amount of political power.
Coal boosters like to tout coal as cheap and plentiful - well, not anymore. At least not in China.
For better or worse, the bulk of coal industry jobs are in Appalachia - and when that coal is gone, so are the jobs.
Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me.
If 98 out of 100 doctors tell me I've got a problem, I should take their advice. And if those two other doctors get paid by Big Snack Food, like certain climate deniers get paid by Big Coal, I shouldn't take their advice.
A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him.
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