China Launches Effort To Wrestle Control Of Crude Oil Pricing Away From US Dollar

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a joint press briefing with French President Emmanuel Macron, not shown, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

‘An oil benchmark to rival those in the U.S. and Europe’

'IRON LAW:' The World Got Richer, So CO2 Emissions Went Up

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former Vice President Al Gore testifies about climate change at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES) | CO2 Rise Shows The 'Iron Law' At Work

‘It’s the economy, stupid!’

Global CO2 Emissions Hit Record High Despite Paris Climate Accord

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends Unlocking Financing for Climate Action

‘Insufficient to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement’

US Shale Is Booming, But Is It Enough To Fuel The World?

Energy | Michael Bastasch
An oil pump is seen operating in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas, U.S. on May 3, 2017. Picture taken May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder

‘The U.S. clearly enjoys many advantages’

Companies Set To Shut Down A Near-Record Amount Of Coal Power This Year

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

Bad news for coal country

Under Trump, US Becoming The 'Undisputed Global Oil And Gas Leader'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Operating oil well profiled on dramatic cloudy sky (Shutterstock/Calin Tatu)

‘Not yet ready to say goodbye to the era of oil’

Rick Perry Signs 'Clean Coal' Pledge To Promote Tech That's Failed To Take Off

Energy | Michael Bastasch
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 7, 2014: Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Editorial credit: Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock.com)

‘An essential part of a clean energy future’

World Faces Russian 'Nuclear Domination' As US Stops Building Reactors

Energy | Andrew Follett
Paris - June 21 : Vladimir Putin during a work visit at Matignon, june 21, 2011 in Paris, France (Shutterstock/Frederic Legrand - COMEO)

‘Moscow views nuclear reactor sales as a vehicle for expanding and enhancing its influence’

India Gives $10 Billion Dollar Green Energy Fund To Coal

Energy | Andrew Follett
Investor pay for build solar farm (Shutterstock/pixbox77)

‘Basically, the fund is now dead wood’

Study: US Will Be Global Leader In Energy Exports By 2022

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

LNG attracts many new customers

Solar & Wind Will Provide Only 2.9% Of World's Energy By 2040

Energy | Andrew Follett
3D illustration/ 3D rendering - solar and wind energy concept. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/3D_creation)

Currently, wind and solar power generate 0.45 and 0.12 percent of the world’s energy

New Tech Could Bring Coal Power Roaring Back To Life

Energy | Andrew Follett
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

40% more efficient than conventional coal plants

Europe Slams Trump In Public On Climate, Lobbies Him In Private For Natural Gas Exports

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles while attending a Women in Healthcare panel at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

They’ve been quietly lobbying Trump since February

New Deal Allows US To Sell Tons Of Natural Gas To China

Energy | Andrew Follett
A boy who is waiting to greet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the National Museum makes a face while holding the U.S. and Chinese flags in Beijing May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘It is a win win for everyone’

Nuclear Power 'Is Thriving Overseas', But Collapsing In The US

Energy | Andrew Follett
A boy who is waiting to greet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the National Museum makes a face while holding the U.S. and Chinese flags in Beijing May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘Nuclear power is thriving overseas but not here at home’

REPORT: Russia And China Will Soon Pass The US In Nuclear Power

Energy | Andrew Follett
Two business man shakehand on china and russian flag (Shutterstock/charnsitr)

‘China is poised to become the Amazon.com of nuclear commerce’

Trump Approves Natural Gas Export Terminal In Bid For Energy Dominance

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/James BO Insogna)

A minimum of 45,000 new jobs

Solar Company Gets $20 Million In Taxpayer Subsidies, Goes Bankrupt

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels (Shutterstock/Lightboxx)

Lost $56.3 million since the end of 2014

New York Times Finds A Few Republicans Who Support Carbon Tax, Most Are Still Opposed

Energy | Andrew Follett
NEW YORK - JULY 23: Copies of the New York Times sit for sale in a rack July 23, 2008 in New York City. The New York broadsheet announced it posted an 82 percent decline in second quarter profits as compared to last year. It also announced it would raise its newsstand price 25 cents to a $1.50. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘Wants Republicans to front their efforts’