The triumph of King Coal: Hardening our addiction to the rock

For 20 years, I lived within shouting distance of a huge expanse of land ruined a century ago by the anthracite coal kings. Now, here we are in the 21st century and still the damage goes on, from the death of former trout streams from acid mine drainage to our changing climate. Wake up, folks.
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/the_triumph_of_king_coal_hardening_our_coal_addiction/2458/

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