Bob and Margaret Lee were considered futurists in 1980 when they built one of the most unusual houses in Florida, a geodesic "dome home" on the tip of Marco Island. It was powered by the sun, had its own water supply and could withstand hurricanes. But the Lees didn't plan for rising seas.
California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing U.S. President Donald Trump in a battle to strip the state of authority to regulate tailpipe emissions.
All across the United States, there are communities built around power sources of the past. While the need to transition to clean energy is clear, the future of these communities is often more complicated.
EPA Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson's inbox was flooded with chummy notes from lobbyists, many of whom he'd worked with on Capitol Hill, according to a review of thousands of pages of emails released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Health and environmental scientists who specialize in the potential impacts of oil and gas production will discuss their work on Tuesday at the annual Shale & Public Health conference, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey believes that presidents should not be allowed to unilaterally ban fracking — and in the wake of Democratic promises to do just that, recently introduced a Senate resolution emphasizing that point.
Community members raised concerns Thursday about whether its residents will benefit from the economic boom that corporate and government leaders say will come after the construction of Shell's ethane cracker plant is complete.
For decades, access to cheap coal-fired electricity fueled industrial expansion across the Midwest. Now, Missouri is planning the first wind-powered steel production plant, which some see as a model to slash carbon emissions from one of the most energy-intensive industries.