Until the US figures out how to get along without the millions of barrels of oil it imports each day, oil exports will only increase our dependence on foreign oil, Cobb writes.
Six of the past eight months have brought record-high global temperatures, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
A federal judge in Honolulu signed an agreement that bans or limits mid-frequency active sonar and explosives in certain parts of Southern California and the Hawaiian islands.
Whether or not the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates Thursday could have an enormous impact on oil markets.
President Obama's Clean Power Plan will nudge the utility industry to shift its operating model for the first time in nearly a century, writes Opower's Alex Laskey.
Low oil prices are squeezing out oil sands producers and the implications could ripple across North American energy ties.
Higher temperatures allow mosquitoes to grow more quickly and abundant, which is bad news for at least one species: caribou.
In the past year, the Arctic has lost the equivalent area of ice of California, New York, and Maryland combined.
Researchers say that climate change and overfishing have contributed to the massive decline in the world's marine life in the past 40 years.
Researchers predict rapid warming over the next couple years, matching record-breaking recent months.
The US Geological Survey is conducting a study of streams to determine how best to mitigate low snowpack in the country's western region.