Energy experts say that China’s slowing economic growth may mean it won’t be able to keep the environmental promises it made in a deal with the Obama administration.
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In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency charged 187 defendants with environmental crimes and sentenced offenders to a combined 155 years of jail time. That's more than double the amount of jail time eco-offenders were sentenced to in 2010, according agency data.
The White House reissued a guidance Wednesday night on how government agencies should conduct environmental reviews. The draft guidance would require officials to evaluate the greenhouse gas emissions of major projects.
What the world has been doing to prevent beavers' extinction may actually be accelerating their demise, according to a study from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.
Climate scientists are saying 2014 is on track to be the hottest year on record, but it's also been a record year for global sea ice coverage.
After years of study and delay, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration said it will not allow hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York state.
After Jeb Bush announced he was considering a presidential run in 2016, liberals began criticizing the former Florida governor for his supposedly skeptical view of man-made global warming.
Low oil prices are really starting to cut into OPEC’s finances. Energy Department data show that OPEC countries could lose $375 billion in export revenues through 2015 if oil prices average under $70 a barrel.
With a flourish of his pen Tuesday, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum putting 30 million acres of Alaska's North Aleutian Basin off limits to oil and natural gas drilling.
The fight against global warming is just like the movie Star Wars, hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer told the San Francisco Chronicle.
House Republicans have released a report detailing the “fundamental flaws” in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which orders states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
Four Native American tribes are on the warpath against a plan by California and the Obama administration to build utility-scale solar plants across the Mojave Desert.
Crude oil prices have slid more than 45 percent since the summer and already some are predicting the demise of the Keystone XL pipeline. But predictions of the end of Keystone may be premature, according to experts.
United Nations climate summits have long been criticized for their large carbon footprints, but this year’s conference in Lima, Peru saw something even more bizarre: diplomats refusing to use solar power.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy told Politico Magazine new regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and natural gas activity will be unveiled this month.
In typical fashion, the United Nations climate summit failed to make any real headway on a global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fight global warming.
United Nations climate delegates are likely to leave Lima, Peru this weekend without having made any real progress toward a treaty to reduce global warming.
A new poll released by AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and Yale University claims that half of Republicans said they would support regulating carbon dioxide emissions to fight global warming.
The price war between OPEC and U.S. oil companies has pushed crude oil prices below $60 per barrel for the first time since 2009, sparking fears that the U.S. energy boom could be in jeopardy.