Guy Raz http://wncw.org en Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise http://wncw.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. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Guy Raz & Lauren Silverman 9480 at http://wncw.org Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise Dramatic Storms Strike Dallas-Fort Worth Area http://wncw.org/post/dramatic-storms-strike-dallas-fort-worth-area Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne.<p>A flight departure board at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport yesterday told the story. One word was repeated again and again: cancelled, cancelled, cancelled.<p>INSKEEP: That was just one sign of chaos, as up to a dozen tornadoes spun through the area. Amazingly, nobody was reported killed.<p>MONTAGNE: But the storms damaged over 600 homes. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 08:39:00 +0000 Guy Raz 5177 at http://wncw.org