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.

Is Nuclear Power Our Energy Future, Or in a Death Spiral?

Is Nuclear Power Our Energy Future, Or in a Death Spiral?

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2016

Identical data yield drastically different conclusions about the role nuclear will play in meeting climate goals.

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.

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.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2016

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

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.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2016

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.