Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

  • Published: May 11th, 2016

Fossil fuels will still be the dominate energy source on the planet in 2040, a U.S. government forecast shows.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

  • Published: Apr 27th, 2016

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

China Sets Energy Consumption Cap For First Time

China Sets Energy Consumption Cap For First Time

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2016

China has long been considering an energy cap to tackle smog and greenhouse gas emissions.

Utilities Cut Coal Use Amid Clean Power Plan Fight

Utilities Cut Coal Use Amid Clean Power Plan Fight

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2016

Whatever the fate of the president's most sweeping climate policy, electric companies are looking beyond coal.

Oil Leasing Protests a New Front in Climate Policy Fight?

Oil Leasing Protests a New Front in Climate Policy Fight?

  • Published: Feb 18th, 2016

Climate activists have pivoted from their fight against the Keystone XL Pipeline to protesting oil and gas leasing.

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2016

Low oil prices and the loss of a contractor have forced a Utah oil sands project to slow to a near halt.

Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2016

The United States and 22 other countries agree to cut airlines' emissions over the next 12 years.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

  • Published: Jan 15th, 2016

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.