Coal

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Life After Coal

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

In "Germany’s Appalachia," the last coal mine is closing. Can renewable energy and technology replace a quietly disappearing industry?

By Amelia Urry

Economic Transitions in US Coal Communities

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We toured the US Appalachia region with energy expert Timon Wehnert to visit communities in Kentucky, New York, and Pennsylvania and see how they are transitioning from a coal-based economy. 

By Nora Löhle , Gavriela Reiter

A Just Transition: The Way Forward for Coal Communities

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From renewable energy to nanotechnology to industrial heritage tourism- this short video highlights how some former coal regions have transformed themselves in preparation for life after coal. 

By Nora Löhle , Mackenzie Nelson

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