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
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 Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
The Saudi government aims to generate billions of dollars from the partial sale this week of state oil company, Aramco.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
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.
Here’s how the top-10 polluters are succeeding and falling behind on reducing carbon emissions -- and how they can improve.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Lawmakers approved the Atlantic and Pacific measure 238-189, while a bill to block drilling in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida was approved 248-180. The bills head to the Republican-controlled Senate, where action is unlikely.
By Yale Environment 360
This increased energy use will disproportionately affect low-income households.
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