fossil fuels

Oil-Rich Norway Simply Exports its Carbon Emissions

Norway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to…

BlackRock Investments: ‘Coal is Dead’

An executive at BlackRock recently said in an interview that "coal is dead," with the future for conventional fuels such as oil also…

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much…

3p Weekend: Your Guide to Personal Fossil Fuel Divestment

Global Divestment Mobilization week kicked off today and will run through May 13. Want to shed fossils for the occasion? Read on for…

NRDC Makes the Case for Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits

This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy,…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…

Coal Executive to Trump: You Can’t Bring Mining Jobs Back

One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how…

The Other Shoe Drops: Trump Signs Executive Order Gutting Environmental Protections

Today U.S. President Donald Trump set in motion a reversal of support for environmental protection, climate and earth science, and basic energy research.…

Advocates Prepare For Court Battle As Trump Moves Keystone XL Forward

On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump and the State Department issued the go-ahead for the Keystone XL pipeline. They received terse rebuke from…

Trump Will Continue Obama’s Biggest Environmental Mistake: More Drilling

For all of former U.S. President Barack Obama's positive moves on clean energy and environmental protection, one glaring black mark remains on his…

Interest in Alberta Tar Sands Oil Wanes, But Keystone XL Pipeline Could Still Pay Off

Oil companies are losing money on Canadian tar sands oil, but production continues and the Keystone XL pipeline could be the big winner.

EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a…

Shell, Like ExxonMobil, Knew About Climate Change Risks All Along

It turns out ExxonMobil was not the only energy company researching the effects of climate change decades ago. Shell produced a video on…

California Can’t Stop Building Unneeded Fossil Fuels Plants

A recent story in the Los Angeles Times lays bare the absurdity of California’s energy landscape and the overwhelming power of for-profit utilities.

Coal Country Will Suffer Job Losses Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in…