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Fossil Fuel Titan Spins Ebola Crisis for Corporate Gain – Lauren McCauley

The world’s largest privately-held coal company has been exposed capitalizing off the Ebola crisis in West Africa—a move public health officials called “ludicrous” and “opportunistic.” A Guardian exposé reveals that Peabody Coal’s new public relations campaign—which aims to brand the iconic pollutant as a “21st century fuel”—promotes its product “as an answer to Africa’s devastating public health crisis.” Journalist Suzanne Goldberg reports: Greg Boyce, …