President Trump will announce an executive that could make it harder for states to scuttle pipelines based on concerns about their impact on water quality. It's part of an effort to expand energy development in the United States, in part…
By Darlene Superville, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
As Scotland transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it is investing in an unexpected source: tidal currents. Similar to wind turbines, which sit above ground, tidal turbines are one hundred feet below water and use tides instead of wind…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashed a pointed verbal attack on the U.S. while speaking with special correspondent Ryan Chilcote in Moscow Wednesday. He called concerns about Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 elections “insanity” and he criticized some Trump administration…
By Ryan Chilcote
Making renewables a mainstay in Puerto Rico will require more than solar panels and wind turbines. There's also a monopoly and Congress with which to contend.
By Nsikan Akpan
The employees under investigation are accused of requesting money in exchange for restoring energy to houses or businesses, as Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
By Laura Gant, The Conversation
Advocates say daylight saving time saves energy and wins wars. But studies show that injuries and illnesses rise when the clocks change.
By Courtney Norris
President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt have vowed to boost domestic energy production by dismantling federal regulations on things like drilling, but environmental agencies in both blue and red states have pushed back in the months…
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
As the wildfire season lengthens and the fires become larger and more dangerous — a trend driven by a number of factors, including climate change — both state and federal natural resource departments are spending more time and money on…
By Eric Williams and Eric Hittinger, The Conversation
If history is a guide, policies that promote wind power expansion will lead to lower prices – potentially beating fossil fuels in the US by 2030.
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