Guy Raz http://wfpl.org en Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise http://wfpl.org/post/miners-weather-slow-burn-coals-demise At some point today, you will probably flip on a light switch. That simple action connects you to the oldest and most plentiful source of American electricity: coal.<p>Since the early 1880s — when Edison and Tesla pioneered the distribution of electrical power into our homes — most of that power has come from the process of burning coal.<p>Four years ago, something started to change. First it was slow, and then this past month that change became dramatic. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:13:34 +0000 Guy Raz & Lauren Silverman 1029 at http://wfpl.org Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise