Thousands of People Live Closer to Underground Gas Wells Than Previously Thought
Most of the wells are more than half a century old, and some residents might not even be aware of the hidden energy infrastructure beneath their own backyards.
New York Is Poised to Pass Unprecedented Climate Legislation. Will Other States Follow?
The bill outlines clear goals for decarbonization, stipulating a 40 percent reduction from 1990 levels by 2030 and 85 percent by 2050.
Could Energy Efficiency Be the Key to Bipartisan Climate Change Legislation?
One humble way to reduce carbon pollution has been gathering steam in red and blue states alike: energy efficiency.
Can the Green New Deal Really Meet America's Energy Needs Without Fossil Fuels?
Anything is possible, if you're willing to pay the price.
U.S. Oil Production Is Set to Rise as Experts Say Fossil Fuels Need to Be Phased Out
Already the largest oil and gas producer in the world, the United States is expected to ramp up oil production more than any other nation in the coming decades.
The Future of Computing Requires Innovation in Energy
Unless we find a new form of electronic technology that uses less energy, computing will become limited by an "energy crunch" within decades.
Americans Used Less Coal This Year Than Any Year Since 1979
The low number is part of a steep and steady drop that's been ongoing since 2007.
Oregon's Governor Will Sign an Executive Order Banning Offshore Drilling
Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a plan to block offshore drilling off the state's coast on Monday.
How One Judge in West Virginia Gave Natural Gas a Big Victory and Shortchanged Residents
Justice Beth Walker voted to re-open an already decided case around the time her husband owned stock in a variety of energy companies. And that's not even why she's been impeached.
A Canadian Court Strikes a Blow to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project
The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals ruled against the Trans Mountain pipeline in what some are calling a major setback for oil and a win for environmental and indigenous groups.
Oil Companies Offer Praise, but No Endorsement, for GOP Carbon Tax
A group of oil, gas, and other manufacturing companies announced their support Wednesday for a Republican lawmaker's proposed tax on carbon emissions.
A Massive Pipeline Is Being Planned in Oregon. But Local Landowners Won't Go Down Without a Fight.
A proposed natural gas pipeline is uniting Oregonians across the political spectrum.
Viewfinder: Celebration of the Spring Equinox in Mexico
Women atop the Pyramid of the Sun stretch and get energy from the rising sun during celebrations of the spring equinox on March 21st, 2018.
The Department of Energy Allocates $6.5 Million to Coal-Powered Programs
Coal emits more carbon than any other fuel source.
The U.S. Is on Track to Become a Net Exporter of Energy
The U.S. is projected to see growth in energy exports as a result of increased energy efficiency, new electricity generation, and a continued projected growth in the production of liquids and natural gas.
Canada's Indigenous and Environmentalists Warn Against a Potential Trade Deal With China
Canadian activists call on their government to consider First Nation and ecological interests over those of multinational corporations.
House Republicans Announce Investigation Into Obama-Era Russian Uranium Deal
The House Intelligence Committee will investigate an alleged racketeering scheme, dating to 2009, perpetrated by Russian commercial nuclear executives.
Exxon Pushes Back Against Harvard Scientists' Findings That the Company Misled the Public
Exxon claims the study was paid for by activists. It was published in a reputable, peer-reviewed journal.
How Trump's Biofuels Research Cuts Would Hurt the Planet and Our Economy
Biofuels can reduce emissions, benefit American corporations, and create jobs. But slashing the budget of the Bioenergy Technologies Office effectively eliminates those possibilities.