The Wilderness Society Pressures the Trump Administration to Measure the Climate Impacts From Oil and Gas Leasing
The environmental non-profit estimates that recent federal oil and gas leases will produce more greenhouse gas emissions than the European Union emits in a year.
New Protections Will Prevent Fossil Fuel Activity in Canada's Marine Protected Areas
Meanwhile, a proposal to expand offshore drilling in U.S. waters has been halted indefinitely.
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.
What Can a President Do During a National Emergency Over Climate Change?
Environmental law experts say the presidential powers unlocked by declaring a national emergency are the wrong tools for solving the climate crisis.
The Trump Administration Approves the First Offshore Oil Facility in Federal Waters Off of Alaska
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Tuesday announced the approval of the first offshore oil production facility in federal waters off the coast of Alaska.
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 Will Hurricane Michael Affect Oil Operations in the Gulf?
Though this hurricane will likely only hit the oil industry with a glancing blow, the industry won't always be able to weather the storm.
California Is Dismantling an Iconic Offshore Oil Rig
But even as environmentalists celebrate the decommissioning of Platform Holly, they remind state officials and residents that California remains an oil state.
New Jersey's Governor Signs a Bill Prohibiting Offshore Oil Drilling
Governor Phil Murphy's swiftness in moving to protect New Jersey's shores from oil exploration is the result of plans by the Trump administration to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and the Pacific.
Trump Administration Seeks to Open Most Coastal Waters to Offshore Oil Drilling
The decision would remove protections for up 100 million acres of water, some of which have been closed to drilling for three decades.
It's Been Five Years Since the Gulf Oil Disaster and the Government Has Done Almost Nothing to Prevent Another
Congress gets an F for stalling the implementation of new safety regulations.
The Oil-Soaked Are Least Likely to Favor Regulation
Fear of unemployment leads places blighted by oil or coal to hold on all the tighter to those industries.
Innovation Real Commodity Necessary for Energy Security
Innovation, and not just drilling the same well deeper, could make energy in America as common, as, well, salt.
Offshore Oil Exploration: Burning Down the House to Keep Warm
Only a fool would support expanded domestic exploration — offshore or elsewhere — under the Bush administration's dysfunctional energy policies. Here's how those policies need to change for America to responsibly find the energy it needs.