Big oil and gas companies spent far more fighting this ballot initiative than the measure's supporters did.
Congressional midterm election spending will likely hit a record $5 billion. But the spending masks the main problem with US campaign financing: who gives the money and what they may get in return.
Burning natural gas produces less greenhouse gases than coal or oil. But the methane emissions associated with natural gas production and liquefaction threaten to erode its environmental benefits.
Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
Armed and backed by some of the world's largest known oil and gas reserves, Gazprom would be more powerful than US mercenaries such as Blackwater, and also closely linked to the Kremlin.
Paying these CEOs more when oil prices rise means they're rewarded for having good luck.
New research shows that injecting wastewater deep underground can cause earthquakes far from the injection site. It also raises questions about which rock layers are the safest injection targets.
Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
Not only does U.S. law bar price-fixing, there are bipartisan efforts underway to make it possible to sue OPEC members in American courts for antitrust violations.
The environmental responsibility some businesses say they embrace is only a veneer.
Oil prices have little to do with supply or demand or even economic forces. Instead, it's all about politics.
When the Canadian government announced its pending ownership in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, it entered the complex business of pipeline infrastructure.
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity.
The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion is fast becoming one of the most divisive issues in Canadian politics in years. Here's how a compromise can be reached.
Not the sort of amount you'd want to lose down the back of the sofa.
It's a policy to help the environment, so where's the evidence to support it?
A recent study suggests that divesting in fossil fuels not only allows investors to address their climate change concerns, it also reduces financial risks and increases financial returns.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is fighting British Columbia's efforts to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Here's what she's got wrong.
Canada has committed to cutting GHG emissions 30 per cent by 2030 from 2005 levels. Can Canada's oil capital lead the charge? New research shows it's within reach with bold actions on several fronts.
More than 180 individuals have moved between senior public service roles and the fossil fuel industry in Australia over the past decade - providing a golden escalator for former senior politicians.