Fossil Fuels

Climate & Energy

Oh, great: OPEC considers cutting production to boost oil prices

We can certainly all agree that a fossil fuel-based economy run by a cartel is the best way to do things, right?

Climate & Energy

Big mystery: U.S. oil production hits 14-year high, gas prices not at 14-year low

We're as puzzled as you are. It's almost like the argument that drilling more will lower gas prices is totally wrong.

Protests temporarily delay opening Alabama forests to drilling

Key word there: temporarily.

Conspiracy of the day: American nonprofits oppose Canadian tar sands

Why on Earth would Americans care about environmental harm occurring in Canada? Obviously because they're up to something.

Climate & Energy

North Dakota’s fossil fuel boom: Messy

A report from ProPublica reveals that the state's booming economy has resulted in tens of thousands of gallons of spilled oil and wastewater.


The dirt on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s environmental record

Wisconsin voters are at the polls in a referendum on Gov. Walker. Here's what green voters need to know about his track record -- and future plans.

Climate & Energy

Energy companies, seeing a greener future, are losing their faith in coal

Utility executives may finally be realizing that coal's days are numbered, a new survey suggests. Already!


The top five things voters need to know about conservatives and climate change

There's been a recent surge of stories about conservatives and climate change in the mainstream media. But oddly, none of them tell voters what they most need to know on the subject. It's time for …

Energy Policy

Before Rio Earth Summit, let’s put pressure on world leaders to end fossil fuel subsidies

In 2009, world leaders promised to gradually phase out fossil fuel subsidies. It's time to give them a push in the right direction as the Rio Earth Summit approaches.