Since January, when Obama's Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management announced its proposal to allow drilling leases off the Atlantic Coast from Virginia to Georgia beginning in 2017, opposition to the dangerous plan has mounted.
Experts are still split on to what extent fracking can be directly connected to the increasing number of earthquakes in Oklahoma and elsewhere, but now litigants can at least debate it in open court, giving fracking's opponents a new legal weapon to use in their fight.
After decades of exhaustive attempts to overcome the dirty reputation of oil sands, we finally have an environmentally-friendly and low cost method to tap into these vast resources in the state of Utah -- good news both for Mother Nature and all oil and gas investors.
Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."
It's not too late for the Ojnare Forest. And it would be a shame if Sweden would need to deal with similar water problems on Gotland like we're now wrestling with in drought-stricken California.
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The facts are slippery when it comes to the great fracking debate in America, where truth, lies, and spin often collide, and end up leaving us confused and dizzy -- all thanks to the courtesy of the powers that be.
Getting our own house in order by creating a common-sense solution to fix preventable methane leaks should make it easier to build a convincing case for other countries to take meaningful action on climate.
While regulation of methane is a necessity, these rules are much too weak to accomplish the administration's goals of meaningful greenhouse gas reduction.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
On August 4, the U.S. Appeals Court for the 10th Circuit shot down the Sierra Club's petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline. The decision effectively writes the final chapter of a years-long legal battle in federal courts.
The 1970s oil crisis led to a lot of new policies to address energy security, one reason why some policymakers have opposed exports of LNG today. On top of that, the social and environmental problems with the globalization of the U.S. fracking industry would be overwhelming.
With the threat of climate change and a host of other environmental challenges looming like a dark cloud, the 2016 election will be a time to hold candidates accountable on where they stand on these concerns -- and what they promise to deliver.
The Clean Power Plan helps level the playing field for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Now it's up to all of us to push states to move beyond fossil fuels.
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Oil honchos and their legion of lobbyists petitioned Congress last week to pad corporate profits at the expense of American energy independence and national security. And Republicans on a Senate committee voted to comply.