If confirmed, he’ll lead the agency through mounting controversy over leasing of land for fracking and coal mining as well as for solar and wind projects.
Dan Utech, a D.C. insider and former Hillary Clinton aide, has been promoted to become the president’s top climate and energy adviser, replacing Heather Zichal.
A 90-car train carrying fracked oil from North Dakota went off the rails into a marsh, making a big ol’ mess.
As U.N. climate talks begin in Warsaw, officials from the Philippines are demanding that the world act to fight climate change — and that rich countries pay their fair share.
When Canadian fishermen headed out for their annual sardine hunt in the Pacific Ocean earlier this fall, they got a rude surprise. Their nets came up empty.
The Department of Energy is doling out $84 million to help develop carbon-capture technology, which will be needed to realize the “clean coal” dream.
Rich countries promised to provide $100 billion a year by 2020 to help developing countries deal with climate change. So far, they have paid up just $7.5 million.
Sure, the company has to pay a couple million here and a couple million there because of its bad behavior, but it made $45 billion in profits last year, so no problem.
Climate scientist James Hansen is arguing that we need more nuclear power to fight climate change. Many climate activists think that’s nuts.