The Obama administration barred Shell from drilling in the Arctic following a series of accidents last year. The company is asking for permission to return next year.
Findings from a leaked copy of the IPCC's next report aren't pretty, but they contain some glimmers of hope.
Senators (and cousins!) Mark and Tom Udall have introduced a bill that would set a national renewable electricity standard. It's a good idea, sure to die in a bad Congress.
Bangladesh is vulnerable to floods and cyclones, which makes its plans for a new coal-fired power plant next to a mangrove forest all the more troubling.
America has been promoting the construction of homes in floodplains since the 1960s. And it plans to do so for another four years under a new bill.
Frackers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia are using more water than those in other parts of the country, with most being skimmed off rivers and streams.
The world keeps pumping out more greenhouse gases every year than the year before, but the rate of growth is slowing, so that's at least a wee bit of good news.
A council election in Whatcom County will determine whether a coal terminal is built to send coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia.
He knew the mafia's toxic-waste dumping would doom people to die from cancer, and he eventually felt bad enough to do something about it.