The International Energy Agency says North America’s shale boom doesn’t diminish the supremacy of the Middle East in the …
While an initiative to require labeling of GMOs went down in defeat in Washington state, several Colorado towns voted to ban fracking within their borders. But the fight isn’t over.
New technologies have enabled the U.S. to become the world’s top producer of oil and natural gas by energy content.
40 years after a Mideast oil embargo decimated the U.S., the country is awash in new supplies of energy, from oil to natural gas to solar. But that abundance could make fighting climate change harder
A simply bet made nearly 25 years ago demonstrated the power of human ingenuity to overcome material scarcity. But that won’t be enough to save us from global warming
While the President might want to talk education on his visit to upstate New York, there will be no escaping the war over fracking
Nuclear power may be good for the climate, but the industry faces major challenges as it looks to expand. Advanced reactor designs — if they can become a reality — could make the difference
A new study finds that the deep disposal wells used to store drilling wastewater—not fracking per se—may help trigger earthquakes. Regulators and the industry should take notice—and find ways to recycle that wastewater, …
A move to increase U.S. exports of natural gas could pay off for the economy, but it could also lead to more pollution and higher carbon emissions
After a disappointing first term, environmentalists are hoping for action on climate change from President Obama—and he promised to deliver. But what can he actually do?