Energy

Ex-Trump Aide Says Tillerson Could Derail Fight Against Paris Agreement

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

‘He’s part of the swamp’

Chair Of NY's GOP Party Says AG's Exxon Probe Purely Political

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in New York, New York, U.S. March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

‘It’s a political cause in search of a case’

SpaceX Builds Rocket Recovery Robot Named 'Optimus Prime'

Energy | Andrew Follett
AYUTTAYA,THAILAND - AUGUST 09, 2015 : The Replica of Optimus Prime robot made from iron part of a Car display at Thung Bua Chom floating market (Shutterstock/Wasan Ritthawon)

It is stationed on a drone barge

Enviro Groups Target Trump's Heathcare Bill For Some Reason

Energy | Chris White
Civil rights activist Julian Bond (top row, 3rd L), Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune (top row, 4th L), and activists opposed to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project tie themselves to the White House fence during an environmental protest in Washington, DC, United States on February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘Funding for frontline service providers, like Planned Parenthood’

First-Ever EPA Chief Admits The Agency Has Gotten Out Of Control

Energy | Michael Bastasch
President Obama nominated MIT scientist Ernest Moniz and Gina McCarthy as his picks to lead the Department of Energy and EPA, respectively. Getty Images.

‘I almost hate to say yes’

Dakota Pipeline CEO Says Protests Unfairly 'Tarnished' Developer's Image

Energy | Chris White
Raymond Kingfisher, 59, of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, sings during a march on the outskirts of the main opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

‘very, very difficult, and unfair’

Scientists Can Stop Cells From Aging

Energy | Andrew Follett
Female scientist working at the laboratory with a microscope (Shutterstock/Alexander Raths)

‘A therapeutic avenue to halt and reverse age-related and radiation-induced DNA damage’

Al Gore: I've Got 10 GOP Senators Ready To Fight Trump On Global Warming

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former U.S. Vice President Gore gestures as he gives a speech at the 2015 China US Clean Air conference, in Beijing

‘There are about 10 Republican senators who right now are considering changing sides’

Al Gore Blames Global Warming For The Syrian Civil War And Brexit

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos

‘It has unleashed this incredible flow of refugees into Europe’

SpaceX And NASA Find 'Landing Site' For 2020 Mars Mission

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Where’s the best spot to land on The Red Planet?

Elon Musk Isn't Happy With Trump's Plan To Send NASA To Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo)

‘If Trump wants to make America’s space program great again, he needs to do it while he is at the wheel’

Trump Admin Approves The Keystone XL Pipeline

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order to advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House in Washington January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The fight isn’t over

EXCLUSIVE: Jobs And Confidence Return To West Virginia Coal Country

Energy | Joseph Hammond
The massive Big John dragline works to reshape the rocky landscape in some of the last sections to be mined for coal at the Hobet site in Boone County, West Virginia, U.S. May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘I’m very optimistic’

Enviros Prepare For Multi-Pronged Battle Against Revived Keystone Pipeline

Energy | Chris White

‘We are building an army of resistance’

After Months Of Waiting, Academics Are Still Worried Trump Will Trash Climate Data

Energy | Andrew Follett
Young beautiful latin businesswoman suffering stress working at modern office computer desk looking worried and desperate having problem pulling her hair at work in overwork concept (Shutterstock/ Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley)

‘Systemic changes in language impact how we will think about climate change’

40 Scientific Journals Hire Fictional Scientist Named 'Fraud'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

Of the 48 journals examined, 40 of them took the bait

EPA Is Investigating Employees Who Send Encrypted Text Messages

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock)

‘Still deeply disturbing’

GOP Lawmaker Says Paris Climate Agreement Not Completely Off The Table

Energy | Chris White
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

‘… the State Department likes the diplomacy of us being in it’

Trump Admin To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House in Washington January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The nine-year battle is over

NY Court Orders Exxon To Provide AG Missing Private Emails

Energy | Chris White
Meg Bell (R) holds a banner during a protest before the start of the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Schneiderman also may use private emails