Patrick McGinley

West Virginia University

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Patrick McGinley is Professor of Law at West Virginia University School of Law, where he's taught courses in coal and natural resources law and litigation for 40 years.

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Climate scientists say the  Paris Agreement  on greenhouse emissions may offer the last, best chance to slow global warming.

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Climate scientists say the Paris Agreement on greenhouse emissions may offer the last, best chance to slow global warming.

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A major bankruptcy today may tell a much anticipated story: the coal industry may never be coming back.

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A major bankruptcy today may tell a much anticipated story: the coal industry may never be coming back.

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