As lawyers argued in the U.S. Supreme Court over forcing power companies to install pollution scrubbers on power plants, the facility at the center of the case was busy doing something else: installing scrubbers.
InsideClimateNews.org -- Jerry Skinner stands in his garden, looking into the distance at the edge of a forested mountain. Amid the lush shades of green, a muddy brown strip of earth stands out. It's the telltale sign of a buried pipeline.
John Podesta’s return to the White House, aimed at bolstering President Barack Obama, places an opponent of the Keystone XL pipeline within his circle just as the administration weighs whether to approve the project.
New York and New Jersey mass-transit agencies will add service, offer special deals and suspend work ahead of the 2014 Super Bowl, the first one that relies largely on public transportation to get fans to and from the stadium.
InsideClimateNews.org -- As environmentalists began ratcheting up pressure against Canada's tar sands three years ago, one of the world's biggest strategic consulting firms was tapped to help the North American oil industry figure out how to handle the mounting activism. The resulting document, published online by WikiLeaks, offers another window into how oil and gas companies have been scrambling to deal with unrelenting opposition to their growth plans.
Environmentalists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline are expanding their fight against imports of Canadian heavy crude oil by trying to block rail projects that offer another way for it to enter the U.S.
Al Gore seems to be having a sort of come-to-Wall-Street moment, and he’s not alone. If some analysts are right, fossil fuels are about to get sucker punched. Peak coal? Peak oil? Peak fossil fuels? It all depends on China.