Oil, oil everywhere

On Exxon Valdez anniversary, a fresh spill threatens Texas wildlife

Populations of birds are at risk after a ship collided with an oil-hauling barge in the Gulf of Mexico over the past weekend.


The clean energy industry is turning Nevada green

More than $5 billion has been invested in renewable energy projects in the state since 2010.

Climate & Energy

These frackers have the nerve to call L.A. leaders “appallingly irresponsible”

Members of the L.A. city council want scientists to investigate whether a recent earthquake was linked to hydraulic fracturing. Frackers responded with insults.

Business & Technology

The Brothers Koch quietly become largest tar-sands lease holders in Alberta (UPDATED)

Charles and David Koch sure are a busy coupla pranksters!


White House to crack down on methane pollution

The Obama administration will soon release rules to reduce methane leakage during the production and transport of natural gas.

Climate & Energy

Aussie farmers to be paid to store carbon in soil

Planting trees, composting, and other measures that help keep carbon in the ground could soon earn farmers government payments. But a carbon tax would be better.

Climate & Energy

Pipeline bursts, makes a big mess in Ohio nature preserve

Another one? Yes, another one. More than 10,000 gallons of oil spilled from a ruptured pipeline into a wetland area.


Billions of pounds of sea life die every year to feed our seafood appetite

For every pound of sashimi or sea bass that you stuff into your mouth, you're basically spitting four ounces of marine life onto the floor.

Climate & Energy

Global buying spree is saving solar panel manufacturers

A year after an oversupply of solar panels triggered corporate collapses, skyrocketing demand is helping the sector recover.