Negotiators are working toward a global climate deal this December, and countries are now pledging how much they're willing to rein in emissions. This chart shows who's currently emitting the most – and what sector those emissions come from.
Pope Francis reignites the moral aspect of energy and climate debates. A new report warns the world will blow past its climate goals. Iraq's oil boom persist against all odds. Catch up on global energy with Recharge.
It's possible for world leaders to cut carbon and boost renewables enough that global emissions hit their upper limit in the next five years. The question is whether that goal is politically feasible through UN climate talks.
China is ahead of schedule on climate change, a new study shows; G7 leaders call for global decarbonization; the US takes the lead on oil production. Catch up on global energy with the Monitor's Recharge.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced it would keep oil output unchanged during its meeting Friday. That inaction won't answer any of the myriad questions surrounding the future of the world's most dominant fuel.