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Once a booming industry, U.S. wind power saw its growth plummet 92 percent last year as it wrestled with tax uncertainties and cheap natural gas.
The industry is still growing but not nearly as fast, says a report by the American Wind ...
From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania.
That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking
just might force the fracking
moratorium they have wanted for so long ...
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers was walking down Denver's 16th Street Mall recently when a Greenpeace activist asked if he'd like to ban fracking
It reflected the intensifying battle over how to balance public demands for a ...
Recent small earthquakes in Ohio were likely triggered by fracking
regulators said on Friday, a new link that could have implications for oil and gas drilling in the Buckeye State
In the strongest wording yet from the ...
One economic fact is held to be self-evident: that the future well-being of the United State
s requires economic growth -- preferably, as much of it as we can muster. Despite wildly divergent policy
recommendations, this basic assumption is made ...
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is lobbying for a new law in California that would force energy companies to share as much as $2 billion of the state
’s oil wealth with residents.
The proceeds would come from an “extraction tax” ...
Methane emissions have decreased by 11 percent in the past 24 years, but they could pick back up by 2030 if actions aren’t taken to combat them. That’s why the powerful greenhouse gas is the center of a newly announced strategy by the White ...
Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have sparred over education. The issues of officeholder ethics and equal pay have also surfaced.
But in the head-to-head battle for Texas governor that began well before each party officially nominated its ...
Environmentalists using a Keystone XL template to battle natural gas export terminals can draw a powerful parallel between the infrastructure projects -- both would speed up the development of vast fossil fuel pools -- but face longer odds ...
New Jersey may have missed being a national leader in offshore wind energy as neighboring state
s move forward with their projects.
Despite Gov. Chris Christie’s signing of legislation in 2010 that would have positioned the state
as a hub ...
Europe will have trouble weaning itself off Russian natural gas, analysts say, as its faces declining production at home and Asian competition for supplies.
Even before the current flare up of tensions with Russia over its de facto ...
An Energy Department advisory board recommended “full disclosure of all known constituents” in fluids used for hydraulic fracturing, according to a draft report released March 6.
The “Task Force Report on FracFocus 2.0” from the ...
When Barack Obama took office in 2009, it was clear that if he could do four big things, his presidency would probably be judged a success.The first, of course, was to pull the country out of its desperate economic crisis. The second was ...
In this parched farming region, where the land flattens out and every drop of water is precious, another player has lined up at the spigot.
On a recent sunny afternoon, a huge cylindrical tanker truck rolled up to a red city fire hydrant ...
When Lynn Buehring leaves her doctor's office in San Antonio she makes sure her inhaler is on the seat beside her, then steers her red GMC pickup truck southeast on U.S. 181, toward her home on the South Texas prairie.About 40 miles down ...
'Either denial or dither on climate change will damage the country," says Ed Miliband, perhaps going a bit too heavy on the alliteration. The science, he reminds us, is clear, and he wants to somehow rebuild a national consensus. Time, then, for ...
For years, natural gas has enjoyed a reputation as the cleanest fossil fuel because it releases less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere when it is burned than coal or oil.
With technology that allows companies to extract gas from ...
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...
Hundreds of college students are expected to risk arrest on March 2 outside the White House to pressure President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline project. Organizers of "XL Dissent" say they hope to stage one of the largest ...
Listening to President Obama's State
of the Union address, it would have been easy to conclude that we were slowly but surely gaining in the war on climate change. "Our energy policy
is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet,' the ...
A retired rear admiral, David Titley, had a simple explanation for why the military is sharing the helm of climate-change policy
“Why did the Department of Defense get into this?” he asked Monday night inside Washington & Jefferson ...
Europeans have never been shy about calling out Canada for everything from the harvesting of baby seals to its treatment of aboriginal peoples to, of course, the great abomination of the moment, which is how Europeans regard what they call ...
Are there any self-respecting environmental organizations out there that are still behind President Obama? After his State
of the Union on Tuesday it's hard to imagine there could be. In his address, Obama proudly declared, "The 'all the above' ...
For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable energy sources and arguably sacrificing some economic growth in the name of saving the ...
The European Commission has outlined its plans for climate and energy policy
The Commissioners want a binding target to reduce carbon emissions by 40% from 1990 levels.
Renewables will need to provide 27% of EU ...