Finding that attorneys for Don Blankenship presented nothing “to undermine confidence in the jury’s verdict,” a federal district judge on Wednesday refused to throw out the former Massey Energy Co. CEO’s criminal mine safety conviction.

Cecil Roberts doesn’t have a beef about climate science and the need to do something about climate change. However, Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America, does have a big beef about proposals to curb climate change that he says would cut well-paying American jobs in the co…