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.

Donald Trump and the fate of the planet

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.

Peabody Energy's Bankruptcy and the Demise of Big Coal

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

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