Denton May Become First Texas City To Ban Fracking
July 16 2014 3:19 PM
Denton, Texas, may become the first city in the nation's biggest oil producing state to ban fracking.
Documentary Seeks To Add More Fuel Choices At Gas Pumps
July 16 2014 10:43 AM
The film features former oil executives, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, Brazil's former president and others.
White House Outlines Climate Initiatives For Local Governments
July 16 2014 10:21 AM
A White House climate change task force on Wednesday unveiled a slate of proposals to help localities prepare for global warming effects.
Pirates Rob Malaysian Ship In South China Sea
July 16 2014 8:13 AM
Since April, nearly eight tankers navigating regular trade routes in the South China Sea have been attacked by armed men.
Japanese Nuclear Reactors Inch Closer To Resuming Operations
July 16 2014 3:47 AM
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to restart at least some of the nation's 48 nuclear power plants that were shut after the Fukushima disaster.
China Ends Controversial Drilling Operation In South China Sea
July 16 2014 2:06 AM
China completes exploratory drilling in a disputed area of the South China Sea, which is also claimed by Vietnam.
The Worst Global Droughts In 2014
July 15 2014 11:26 AM
An estimated 8 million of Ethiopia's 60 million people are at immediate risk due to drought.
First Fracking, Then Earthquakes
July 15 2014 10:58 AM
Oklahoma earthquakes in 2014 are on the rise amid a fracking boom that scientists think might be partly to blame.
California Tops Clean Energy List For 5th Year In A Row
July 15 2014 10:37 AM
California spends more on clean energy and research than any other state.
California Expected To Restrict Water Use Statewide For First Time
July 15 2014 9:09 AM
A three-year drought is drying up the West's reservoirs.
Freshwater Generator Hopes To Expand In Drought-Ridden California
July 14 2014 5:37 PM
The WaterFX Aqua4 system uses solar technology to generate fresh water from waste water.
Whiting To Buy Kodiak For $3.8 Billion, Create No. 1 Bakken Producer
July 13 2014 9:17 PM
China Requires Low-Sulfur Coal Use As Of Next Month
July 13 2014 12:57 AM
Airborne fine particulates are 3.5 times the international standard in Beijing.
Highway Fatality Rates Quadruple In US Oil Boom States
July 11 2014 11:17 AM
Trucks hauling oil drilling equipment are wearing down roads faster than states are maintaining them.
Exxon Fights Criminal Fracking Case
July 11 2014 11:03 AM
Exxon subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. is fighting with Pennsylvania's Attorney General over criminal charges related to fracking wastewater spill.
Global Oil Demand And Supplies Rising, But Risks Are High
July 11 2014 10:07 AM
The Paris-based energy watchdog forecast growth in global oil demand and rising supplies from non-OPEC nations in its monthly oil market report.
Iran's Oil Exports Lowest Since October: IEA
July 11 2014 10:00 AM
The Islamic Republic's six-month average of oil exports is likely to exceed the level agreed upon by world powers.
São Paulo's Reservoirs Are Running Out Of Water
July 10 2014 4:11 PM
"The tourists are not being advised to save water," says a resident, as the drought threatens power supplies, too.
Power Companies Not Prepped For Cyberattacks
July 10 2014 1:21 PM
Less than 30 percent of companies surveyed ranked cybersecurity among their top five priorities.
Oil By Rail Protests Are Rippling Nationwide
July 10 2014 12:07 PM
A coalition of environmentalists organized a week of rallies to draw attention to the dangers of moving oil by rail.