Over 300 coal-fired electricity plants in the country should be retired due to their extreme age, according to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
BP reached a settlement with the US government Thursday to pay $4.5 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Critics calls the BP settlement a slap on the wrist.
In response to a reporter's question during his first press conference after reelection, President Obama says he aims to curb the effects of climate change while growing the economy.
Holland explains the story behind why the Department of Energy needs to approve the building of export terminals for liquified natural gas.
A new forecast that the US will surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production is unrealistically optimistic. Oil prices would have to rise far too much for unconventional oil to meet forecast levels.
Could President Obama use a second term to burnish his legacy on the climate not only to his country, but also to the planet?
Tesla Motors made history Tuesday when the Tesla Model S became the first all-electric vehicle to win Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. Will Tesla's honor silence critics of the electric car industry?
Damage from severe storms such as Sandy is likely to escalate by the end of the century as the population grows and people continue to build along the Eastern Seaboard.
In an interview with Consumer Energy Report, John Hofmeister, former President of Shell Oil, attributes a rise in oil prices to 'constant growing global demand' and 'flat production for the most part' over the past decade.
The US energy boom will boost jobs and capital spending, cut imports and carbon emissions, according to a new report. But the energy boom is not a panacea for the climate –or US foreign policy.
Whether Americans in the wake of Sandy will want to undertake the effort to change, in order to not only heal themselves but inoculate themselves against challenges posed by future storms like Sandy, is a major question, Stuebi writes.
The fact that the International Monetary Fund has produced two papers on peak oil this year gives some indication of how seriously it is taking the issue, Cobb writes.
Political unrest and general disagreement between climate experts and business leaders is threatening to take the California emissions program under before it’s really begun, according to Consumer Energy Report.
US, EU, and even Chinese solar-panel manufacturers are struggling because of a worldwide glut of panels. Recent moves by the US and EU have escalated the tensions. Could a trade war erupt over solar?
If the president is serious about making our country competitive, he will help to overturn EPA regulations that will hurt the US economy, Tracey writes.