During Trump’s presidency, the U.S. has remained the world’s premiere oil and gas producer. But coal has continued to struggle.
South Africa is tightening environmental demands for new coal-fired power plants, after what campaigners called a 'landmark' ruling that licences for water use should consider the risks of climate change.
What do a coal mining company, a local church and a community college have in common? They all asked for leniency from the state, arguing the coronavirus pandemic is interfering with their ability to comply with laws that protect the public from pollution.
Pittsburgh-based steelmaker U.S. Steel Corp. told investors that things are beginning to look up after a quarter that saw multiple facilities shut down and profits plunge as a result of the pandemic and deteriorating state of the oil and gas industry.
Environmental groups hail the decision as a sign of federal follow-through on climate commitments.
The UCP government has rescinded a decades-old policy that restricted coal mining in parts of the Rocky Mountains and Foothills, setting the stage for a coal mining expansion in Alberta.
Deutsche Bank says it will no longer fund oil sand or new energy projects in the Arctic region, as banks become more conscious of their carbon footprint, and contributions to climate change.
A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.