Hurricane Sandy caused a record storm-related power outage in New York City and has more than 7.4 million homes and businesses without power. So why aren't cities burying more power lines underground to avoid the blackouts?
Cobb offers a rebuttal to last week's reports that the US is poised to be the world's leading producer of oil. The US is instead making marginal gains in oil production and will have continued high prices, Cobb writes.
Hurricane Sandy, aka 'Frankenstorm,' should have a positive impact on gas prices, according to Consumer Energy Report. By causing decreased fuel demand, Hurricane Sandy could actually help to continue to push gas prices lower around the country.
Generators are flying off the shelves as people prepare for hurricane Sandy. Before you fire up the backup generator, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind.
Gas prices saw the biggest decline in four years last week and continue to fall this week. Hurricane Sandy could disrupt East Coast refineries for a time, but by the holidays, prices are expected to go lower still.
An international goal is to set aside 10 percent of coastal and marine waters as protected areas by 2020. Although much work remains to reach the goal, areas are being added at an accelerated pace.
Tverberg offers an alternative theory to the traditional economists' view of limited oil supply and Hubbert's peak oil theory.
The diversion of grains into fuel has exacerbated the food shortages caused by extreme weather, Finley writes. Now some countries are taking action.
China lays out plans to triple its nuclear power capacity by 2015. Until Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, which triggered a moratorium, China planned to quadruple its nuclear capacity.
After years of working to obtain permission from the state, Alberta-based U.S. Oil Sands Inc. was given the final go-ahead Wednesday to develop the first commercial oil sands project in the US.
Could the US leapfrog Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer? US oil production is set to jump 7 percent this year, inching one step closer to Saudi Arabia's spot as the global leader.
Renewable energy proposal in Michigan would enshrine a '25 by 25' mandate in the state constitution. If voters approve the referendum Nov. 6, Michigan would be the first state to include a renewable energy goal in its constitution.
MIT inventor of a liquid metal battery makes guest appearance on The Colbert Show and adds a note of optimism in climate debate. Can liquid metal battery or other battery technology diminish world's reliance on oil?
Energy and green energy were hot topics during the presidential debates, but climate change didn't come up once. The candidates may be avoiding the issue because voters don't want to hear a difficult message.
Natural gas and new methods for oil drilling are creating an unconventional energy jobs boom in several states. By 2015, production of unconventional oil will outstrip conventional oil, according to a new report. But the boom in natural gas and oil extraction doesn't benefit everyone equally.