Activists say it may have something to do with the presidential election.
Michigan is considering a move that would allow fish farming in the waters of its beautiful Great Lakes. But the recommendation has as many downsides as potential upsides.
The cod fishing industry in the Gulf of Maine is all but gone despite adherence to harvesting restrictions.
Some 150 nations have made plans to curb emissions, but the UN says they need to do more. To prevent the worst effects of climate change, the global temperature needs to stay within two degrees of pre-industrial levels.
Natural gas production has reached record heights in recent years, causing prices to plummet.