In Wisconsin, the booming frac-sand industry is bringing lots of challenges. Still, some lawmakers want to prevent local governments from regulating it.
If carbon is priced high enough to meet international climate goals, fossil fuel companies would lose up to $12 trillion by 2100, but governments would gain up to $32 trillion in revenues, a new study finds.
The U.S. Coast Guard has proposed a policy that would let fracking waste be barged around the country. What could go wrong?
Keep your eye on the Virginia governor's race, anti-fracking ballot measures in Colorado, a GMO-labeling initiative in Washington, and a county council race in rural Washington.
Johns Hopkins University has long been paid by coal companies to screen former miners for black lung disease.
Costs to fight fires in forests are climbing, forcing the Forest Service to drain funds intended for research and reforestation to help it battle blazes.
When it comes to climate science, there is deep division between the Tea Party fringe and the rest of the Republican Party.
James Hansen and three other prominent climate scientists call for the deployment of safe nuclear energy -- and they want support from enviros.
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.