by Joe Romm Posted on February 25, 2015
If U.S. carbon pollution plays a central role in rendering large parts of Mexico and Central America virtually uninhabitable, what will that mean for Homeland Security? And will we have some moral obligation to change our immigration policy?
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 25, 2015
Toxic algal blooms, which have been tied to climate change, can poison drinking water supplies.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 25, 2015
In an already fragile region, subject to the whims of the international oil market and regional unrest, Jordan relies on fossil fuel imports to meet around 95 percent of its energy demand. Insert renewables.
With oil prices at rock-bottom lows, on Monday Royal Dutch Shell announced it was shelving plans to build a new tar sands mine in northern Alberta.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 24, 2015 Updated: February 25, 2015
"We need to invest substantially and truly in renewable energy, and not in fossil fuels -- and that includes natural gas."
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 24, 2015
Keystone is not dead. Here are three things in the works that could influence the future of the pipeline.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 24, 2015
Seven million annual visitors will now have two new moving targets to look at.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 24, 2015 Updated: February 24, 2015
The derailment saw nearly 30,000 gallons of Bakken crude oil dumped in and around the James River.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 23, 2015
This is an issue that's been largely overlooked in the debate about the safety of oil trains: secrecy.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 23, 2015
More than half of the country's population live in regions with high levels of air pollution, a new study has found.