An interview with New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert about her new book, "The Sixth Extinction."
The EPA has been mulling over how to regulate coal ash for decades. This week's massive spill in North Carolina doesn't make that debate any easier.
The report found that blocking or approving the Keystone XL pipeline was unlikely to have a "significant" impact on climate change emissions.
The Senate just voted to delay reforms to the flood-insurance program after widespread protests.
Last year, China added far more fossil-fuel capacity than it did solar, wind, hydro, and nuclear power combined.
The number of monarchs migrating to Mexico has officially hit a record low. Biologist Lincoln Brower lists three reasons.
A closer look at whether natural gas can help the U.S. reduce its emissions.
An economist offers a counterintuitive way to think about oil and trade.
The EU has a new plan to cut carbon-dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2030 — but also loosen its renewable energy goals.
A closer look at what the Elk River spill says about America's outdated chemical-safety laws.
Since the 1970s, the world has squeezed more and more economic activity out of energy. Can that continue?
The U.S. now produces more oil than it imports. So what does that mean for the rest of the world?
Everything you need to know about the lightbulb standards — and the last-ditch effort to block it.
U.S. electric utilities burned a bit more coal and a bit less natural gas last year.
A primer on the next big energy debate in Congress.
Since this keeps coming up, let's go back to basics.
But there's no real plan for what happens after that.
As soon as we quit spraying those reflective particles into the atmosphere, the Earth will heat up very, very, very rapidly.
Oil and gas prices, traditionally moving in tandem, have diverged significantly.
Even as the U.S. makes minor reductions in carbon-dioxide emissions domestically, we are mining and drilling for ever more coal and oil and gas.