Coal Wars

Coal provides cheap energy and economic prosperity – along with greenhouse gases and lung disease. Can we wean ourselves, and our planet, off coal for good? Richard Martin, Author, Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet (Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2015) Bruce Nilles, Senior Director, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club Frank Wolak, Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University Brian Yu, Senior Analyst, Citi Research This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 22, 2015. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One