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  • Peabody Energy: Don't write off coal just yet

    Gregory Boyce, Chairman & CEO of Peabody Energy, discusses the demand for coal in China and India. He later explains how the firm is combating the stigma of coal consumption.

  • File photo: Laid-off Enron employees outside Enron headquarters as the company collapsed in 2001

    The energy industry has seen several bankruptcies that ran into the billions of dollars, according to Oilprice.com.

  • A simmering mix of a strong dollar and weak commodity prices may brew up trouble for junk bond ETFs with a hefty weighting in materials companies.

  • India's move to cancel allocations of coal reserves promises plenty of turmoil, but it may be more business friendly than it first appears.

  • Renewable energy advocates got a boost this week from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, but it's not enough to make the oil and gas industry fret just yet.

  • China's coal ban is a 'storm in the teacup': Pro

    David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, discusses how Beijing's ban on the importing of highly-polluting coal could impact Australia's mining industry.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Nat gas outlook

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.

  • CNBC looks at which countries may be worst hit, both environmentally and economically, by climate change.

  • A construction worker specializing in pipe-laying sandblasts a section of pipeline in North Dakota.

    Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.

  • Kerry VanKirk, 68, laments about the amount of fly ash that comes from the exhaust stack of the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant built along the Monongahela River, 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, on Sept. 24, 2013, in New Eagle, Pa.

    An EPA offensive against carbon emissions doesn't overly endorse renewable energy. But renewable energy wins anyway.

  • University of Dayton divests coal and fossil fuels

    Daniel Curran, University of Dayton president, explains the university's push for the environment and why it divested coal and fossil fuels from its $670 million investment pool.

  • Coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, in Newburg, Maryland, May 29, 2014.

    The EPA's new proposal to reduce carbon emissions won't negatively affect the consumer, Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum told CNBC.

  • EPA sets new carbon rules

    Discussing whether changes to offset coal emissions will impact the consumer, with Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Obama administration outlines carbon proposal

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Obama administration argues its proposal to reduce carbon emissions at coal power plants would not only create new jobs in renewable energy industries, but provide public health benefits.

  • If there's a war on coal, someone may have forgotten to tell its primary target.

  • Hoover Tower, left, on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.

    Stanford's divestment from coal is just the beginning of investors taking climate change seriously, according to a senior Wall Street risk pro.

  • Students at the Stanford University campus

    Stanford University said it will no longer use any of its $18.7 billion endowment to invest in coal firms, a move aimed at combating climate change.

  • Steam bucket-wheel excavator extracts coal from the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler in Immerath, western Germany.

    Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has declined for years, but the standoff in Ukraine has Europe seeking alternatives.

  • A worker takes a break with a front end loader at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek Mine in Montana. Coal mined there is shipped primarily to electric utilities and industrial customers.

    If you thought coal was fading—upstaged by natural gas and solar panels—guess again. Look at the bustling Powder River Basin that's powering America.

  • Inside Big Coal

    More U.S. power plants have been burning coal to meet rising energy demand. CNBC's Brad Quick offers an inside look from the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming, one of America's largest coal regions.