articles tagged "Coal"

The Energy of Slaves

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 | A Public Affair

On Tuesday, June 11th sub host Norm Stockwell interviewed Andrew Nikiforuk about his book “The Energy of Slaves”. This radical evaluation discusses how our need for energy has simply transferred from slavery to a dependence on coal and oil. more »

The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 | A Public Affair
Silent Epidemic

On Tuesday October 9th, Cynthia Lin spoke with Dr. Alan Lockwood about his recent book “The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health.” On the third day of the pledge drive, News Intern Anjuli Brekke stepped into the studio with Cynthia to inform listeners about why they should donate to WORT. Cynthia discussed the hazardous impacts of coal on the human body with Dr. Alan Lockwood: “We will not find ‘exposure to burning coal’ listed as the cause of death on a single death certificate, but tens of thousands of deaths from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, heart attacks, strokes, and other illnesses are clearly linked to coal-derived pollution. As politicians and advertising campaigns extol the [...] more »

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