Fossil Fuels

pipelines and wild rice

Another oil pipeline is dead, raising the stakes for Dakota Access.

The Sandpiper pipeline goes down, leaving both sides to focus attention on Dakota Access.

California dreamin'

California has a lot of kinks to work out on its ambitious new climate goal.

Just saying you'll cut a ton of emissions won't cut it.

Video

Keystone XL is basically your douchey ex-boyfriend

What would Keystone XL look like as a human being? Probably how he's portrayed in this video.

Fossil Fuels

Another reason to bug out: Drought puts electrical production at risk

Traditional fossil-fuel-based power generation requires an enormous amount of water. No water, no power.

Politics

Best example of bad government investment? Land use.

On the plus side, this is a problem that has only existed for 128 years.

Energy Efficiency

U.S. Navy on its green initiatives: Damn the torpedoes!

Despite enormous pushback from Capitol Hill, the Navy is moving forward with major efforts to reduce energy consumption.

Climate & Energy

How the oil boom in Montana has turned railroads into a pipeline

Yesterday, we worried about pipelines. Today: trains.

Fossil Fuels

The worst onshore oil spill in American history didn’t have to happen

The actions of the owner of a pipeline that dumped a million gallons of tar-sands oil into the Kalamazoo River made a bad situation worse.

Business & Technology

Duke Energy CEO Bill Johnson resigns after one day, gets $44 million in severance

For his eight-hour tenure as top dog at Duke, Bill Johnson made a cool $44.4 million.