As coal regains footing, U.S. carbon emissions are likely back on the rise
Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas is a water-intensive process—as critics love to point out. But by enabling the switch from thirsty coal to more efficient natural gas, fracking could be good for water scarcity
A new report is optimistic about continued growth in U.S. oil and natural gas production. But the future of energy is hard to predict
Eastern officials blame the Midwest for the air pollution that still fouls their cities. Will the Supreme Court play referee?
New statistics show that the U.S.—thanks largely to fracking and energy efficiency—has energy-related CO2 emissions down 12% from the peak in 2007
New regulations from the EPA will make it almost impossible to build a new coal plant. But cheap natural gas was doing that already
More than 200 years of U.S. energy statistics show the dominance of fossil fuels like oil and coal. Will the trend change in the future?
President Obama is set to give a major address on climate change today — one that won’t include the Keystone XL pipeline. Will carbon regulations make a real difference?
The nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima plant caused the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people and sparked fears of a health catastrophe. But nearly two years after the meltdown, a World Health Organization reports says …