First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

Trump Orders Review of Obama Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump Orders Review of Obama Offshore Drilling Plan

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2017

President Trump has ordered a review of the nation's offshore oil and gas leasing program.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2017

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

The Energy Dept. Website Shifts Focus to the Economy

  • Published: Apr 21st, 2017

References to greenhouse gases and reducing petroleum have been deleted in favor of the economy.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

  • Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2017

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.