A notorious climate change skeptic, President Trump is keen to revive the coal industry. It's a stance that shocks many in Germany. But has coal mining been unfairly written off? It's a controversial question here, too.
For two days, the heart of coal country became the staging ground for the battle over the future of United States energy and environmental policy. It turned out better than many green groups had expected.
James Hansen talked to DW about liberal governments that don't act coherently when it comes to global warming – and why they're more dangerous than climate change deniers like US President Donald Trump.
Polish coal trader Weglokoks is due to get its first ever shipment of US coal after Donald Trump has promised Poland’s pro-coal government US energy. The move comes as 19 nations signed a coal phase-out deal.
Climate agreements are hard-won through laborious negotiations, and this week's UN climate talks will be no different. Organizers want to send a signal to President Trump and other deniers that climate change is real.
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