As the incoming Trump administration vows to move U.S. energy policy back to fossil fuels, the rest of the world is bringing renewable energy mainstream.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office announced a Senate resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, both critics and proponents of ACA are asking a critical question: Is a repeal possible, and is it really worth the risk?
Do you know your credit score? Chances are, says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the score you pay for may not be exactly the same as what a lender sees. And that’s a problem, says the bureau, because two of the three largest credit reporting agencies have been selling credit scores that don’t match the criteria lenders use.
Atlantic Coast states won a reprieve from seismic air gun testing, which local stakeholders say would be a first step toward offshore oil and gas drilling.
A plan put forth by California agencies at the behest of Gov. Jerry Brown aims to make water conservation a “way of life” for residents and businesses.
The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy market.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt sued the Environmental Protection Agency more than a dozen times to block air, water and climate protections. But he’s on tap to lead the agency in the incoming Trump administration.
The final EPA fracking report is met with outrage by oil and gas stakeholders, just 18 months after they praised a draft version with the same information.
Experts tell us that climate change will make things more expensive for cities, states and nations in the coming years. But it will also impact our wallets in unexpected ways. We’ve listed four that are already playing out in cities across North America.
Facebook’s Peter Thiel has maneuvered his data mining company Palantir into a top position, but risks undermining his pro-privacy, libertarian principles.