Ahead of December climate talks in Paris, the US today committed to cut its greenhouse emissions 28 percent. Mexico and the EU have made their pledges, reluctant nations and the GOP still stand between Obama and a climate deal.
Nuclear energy is experiencing a renaissance around the world, but lawmakers in the US are struggling with a decades-old waste problem. It's one of the many challenges facing the US industry as competition grows in China and elsewhere.
Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz has the conservative credentials to excite grassroots Republicans – but could he win in 2016? His views on climate change, energy, and environmental policy may complicate matters.
For the first time in three decades, the US is updating its federal oil and gas regulations on fracking. But will measures on chemical disclosure, waste water disposal, and well integrity make fracking safer?
In his latest executive action, President Obama is targeting greenhouse emissions from the federal government. It's all part of his climate change agenda, which has taken center stage in his second term.
A new report documents the climate impacts of various types of oil. As governments address climate-warming greenhouse gases, that information could help policymakers and industry prioritize oils based on their emissions.
President Obama has made wind energy a key component of his efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions from the US power sector. A new report suggests it could make up more than a third of US power production by midcentury.