Articles by Maria Gallucci

Maria is an energy & environment reporter at IBTimes in New York City. She previously covered the clean-energy economy at InsideClimate News and also worked as a reporter in Mexico City until 2011. She holds a journalism degree from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Independence Day Weekend

Red, White And Gasoline

U.S. fuel prices will drop this Fourth of July weekend to their lowest levels in more than a decade, spurring record volumes of travel.
Three Amigos Summit

Three Amigos, Zero Carbon

Here's how a joint plan by the U.S., Canada and Mexico to get 50 percent clean energy by 2025 could actually work.
Wind Power Pros and Cons

The Top US Green Energy Utilities

The U.S. electric grid is getting greener, but only a handful of utilities are responsible for the rise in solar and wind power, a report found.

Brexit A Blip In The Oil Markets

Crude prices fell more than 6 percent Friday, but the Brexit vote likely won’t have much long-term effect on oil supply and demand, analysts said.
Buy Gold

Brexit’s Golden Opportunity

Gold prices rallied Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union and may keep rising as the world faces financial uncertainty.
Toxic Nail Polish

What’s Really In Your Nail Polish?

An overhaul of U.S. chemicals regulation this week will not address the suspect ingredients used in the $60 billion personal care products industry.
Brexit Vote Date

Britain’s Black Friday?

Billionaire currency speculator George Soros said a British vote to leave the EU this week would hurt the economy worse than in 1992.
Cruise Ship Pollution

Arctic Cruises Raise Pollution Flags

Cruise ship companies are slow to reduce sewage and air pollution, a new report finds, even as the first liners sail into the Arctic this summer.
World Oceans Day 2016

World’s Oceans In Peril

Plastic pollution, global warming, acidifying waters, toxic algae blooms, oil spills ... Here’s a look at the top threats to the world’s oceans.