Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan


Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.


The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

How Much Fracking Is Happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

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A new lawsuit seeks to find out.

Leave Fossil Fuels Buried to Prevent Climate Change, Study Urges

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New research identifies which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2 degrees Celsius.

The Real Reason U.S. Gas Is So Cheap Is Americans Don’t Pay the True Cost of Driving


A gas tax that fully corrected for the social impact of car reliance would upend life as we know it.


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