U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it will fine ExxonMobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia after the country’s military intervention in Ukraine. This is a black eye for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who led ExxonMobil at the time.
At a pivotal moment for climate strategies, scientists and business leaders have started a public debate about how fast and how fully we can leave oil, coal, and gas behind. More people now recognize climate change as the pre-eminent issue of our time, a core focus of resistance, and a source of massive economic opportunities.
The developing nation is on track to meet its commitment under the Paris Accord. But India also needs bold new climate and energy policy and a new set of social and technical knowledge to make it happen.
This week, with considerable bipartisan support, the Calif. Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. Supporters say the bill’s passage will strengthen market certainty for Calif.’s clean technology and oil sectors.
Geohealth – the intersection of place and public heath – is a word and theme you’ll be hearing increasingly, as the global population deals with rising temperatures and sea levels due to climate change.
Marin and San Mateo Counties in Northern California and the City of Imperial Beach in San Diego County allege that the companies had foreknowledge that fossil fuel industries precipitated climate change and are responsible for covering the costs of adaptation and mitigation.
A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks, but not if they are derived from food crops.
For the oil and gas industry, lowering its operational footprint is just the starting point. The industry should leverage its global infrastructure and engineering prowess to play a more active and central role in the new energy economy.
Despite Trump’s tough talk favoring fossil fuels, his Department of Energy is pushing algae biofuel and other renewables for the bioeconomy of the future.
Green Mountain Power can seem more like a disruptive high-tech start-up than Vermont’s largest electric utility. In recent years, it has emerged as a leading national innovator in renewable energy, demonstrating how electricity can be generated, stored, and distributed in ways that are cheaper, cleaner, and more resilient to interruptions.
A new study indicates that local solar power development can be a powerful argument in favor of community choice programs for electricity supply. Here’s why.
Israel and the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) are joining forces to bring solar to 15 African nations. It’s not the first time Israel has brought technology to African states, but the opportunity is a continued boon for both impoverished communities and Israel’s green energy sector.
Elon Musk has boasted about Tesla’s battery storage capacity, but the evidence suggests China’s energy storage sector could dwarf Tesla and its gigafactories by 2021.
The Dutch air carrier KLM has been investing heavily in the Dreamliner. The long-distance jumbo jet from Boeing is key to the airline’s goal of reducing its emissions 20 percent by 2020.