This week, federal regulators made it official: Vineyard Wind will be the first large-scale offshore wind energy project in the United States. As NewsHour Weekend reported in late March, this nearly $3 billion project off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard…
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday revoked a series of Trump administration orders that promoted fossil fuel development on public lands and waters, and issued a separate directive that prioritizes climate change in agency decisions.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Methane emissions caused by human-related activities, especially from livestock, and oil and gas industries, are responsible for 25% of global warming, according to the United Nations. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the growing call by environmentalists and the oil and gas…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Connie Kargbo, Tom Casciato
The metal lithium has become integral to our daily lives, due to its essential role as a battery material in electronic devices. Over the next several decades, the rising popularity of electric vehicles is expected to mean the demand for…
By Miles O'Brien
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
A protracted battle in Oregon over a proposal to build a 229-mile natural gas pipeline and processing terminal in the southern part of the state is pitting those hungry for economic development against those wary of the project's environmental risks.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The Saudi government aims to generate billions of dollars from the partial sale this week of state oil company, Aramco.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Cheaper prices for power produced by natural gas, rather than environmental regulations, led the owners to decide in 2017 to close it.
By Marc Levy, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
As some of his leading Democratic opponents call for a fracking ban, Trump has been eager to cut a contrast, touting his support for a sector he says brings economic benefits to rural pockets and jobs to construction union workers.
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