Democrats Spent 15 Minutes Talking About Climate Change at the Primary Debates
After DNC chair Tom Perez promised the issue would "feature prominently" in the debates, climate activists were disappointed by how little attention it got.
Jay Inslee's Latest Climate Proposal Goes Much Farther Than His Challenger's Plans
Ahead of the Democratic debates, Washington Governor Jay Inslee releases another slew of climate policies targeting fossil fuel production.
Here's How the Oil Industry Plans to Solve Climate Change
The fossil fuel industry is pushing lawmakers to implement a tax on carbon emissions, but environmentalists are skeptical of its newfound support for climate action.
How Utilities Stall Progress on Alternative Energy
A new report from the Environmental Working Group claims that Duke Energy, the nation's largest utility, is holding back the transition away from fossil fuels.
Trump's Tax Plan Provided Massive Tax Breaks to the Oil Industry
A new report highlights the tax benefits of 60 of the largest American corporations.
Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Smoking—and Fossil Fuels Are Largely to Blame
A new study finds that air pollution caused by fossil fuel emissions is killing millions and disrupting the water cycle.
President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders to Speed Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects
In two new executive orders, Trump seeks to expand executive power over pipelines and make it harder for states to block oil and gas projects.
The Trump Administration Asks a Judge to Allow Oil Exploration to Begin Despite Coastal Communities' Lawsuit
The Trump administration has asked a federal judge to allow seismic airgun testing to begin off the Atlantic coast while a lawsuit to prevent the practice works its way through the courts.
West Virginians Bear the Brunt of Increased Natural Gas Drilling
As natural gas booms around the Marcellus Shale, nearby residents continue to feel the burden of the industry's growth.
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.
Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says.
The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades, and their research can tell us a bit about what might happen should we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
The Key Environmental Issues to Watch After Trump's Second Year in Office
During his tenure, the administration has blocked research, prioritized corporations over citizens, and put endangered species at even greater risk.
In Utah, Young People Demand an End to Oil and Gas Leasing
A dispatch from a protest at the Utah Bureau of Land Management.
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.
Madagascar Is Opening Up Fresh Waters to Fossil Fuel Interests
The country is offering more than 20,000 miles of untouched ocean in the Mozambique Channel for future oil exploration.
In Katowice, Protesters Disrupt a U.S. Event Promoting Fossil Fuels
For the second year in a row, climate advocates disrupted the U.S. government's attempts to promote coal and other fossil fuels at the United Nations climate conference.
The West Virginia Speaker of the House Has Conflicts of Interest With the Natural Gas Industry
Roger Hanshaw, a Republican lawyer from Clay County, represents natural gas companies and gas industry lobby groups in his private legal practice while voting on measures that directly affect their businesses.
Meet the Kids Trying to Put the Government on Trial for Its Climate Policies
In Juliana v. United States, a group of young plaintiffs is trying to force the government into climate action—whether the president wants to or not.
The Lede, Issue #33: An Investigation Into Big Oil, on the Ground at the Climate Summit, Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels, and More
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The Democratic National Committee Might Undo Its Ban on Fossil Fuel Donations
The proposed reversal has raised alarm bells with environmentalists.
A Judge Dismisses New York City's Lawsuit Against Oil Companies Over Climate Change
A United States district judge dismissed a New York City lawsuit Thursday that would have held oil companies responsible for climate change.
Climate Scientists Call on Jerry Brown to End Oil Extraction in California
There is no way to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement if California continues extracting oil and gas unabated.
Here's Why Environmental Groups Aren't Celebrating Pruitt's Departure
Conservationists believe Andrew Wheeler, the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, may be even more dangerous than his predecessor.