Explaining how carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems work is simpler than figuring out how high those taxes and caps should be.
A big spill in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac could have devastating consequences. But does replacing the pipeline running beneath it make sense in a warming world?
Exxon Mobil has a clear motive to back a new plan to tax carbon with its clout and money. And a carbon tax that is high enough to work might prove politically impossible to enact.
Cheap fossil fuels contort the global economy in ways that have systematically harmed some and benefited others. Justice demands that those of us who have benefited take responsibility.
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.
Many students and professors at US colleges and universities want their schools to divest holdings in fossil fuel companies, but it's a hard sell for school administrators.
Paying these CEOs more when oil prices rise means they're rewarded for having good luck.
There's no precedent for selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve at a time when there's no market-driven reason for doing that.
“We won't support a scheme that leaves the states in the dark and leaves us all hostage to the extremists in Turnbull's party room,” D'Ambrosio will say.
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.
Even if Asia buys most of the natural gas the U.S. will be exporting soon, America's growing role in that market could wind up reducing Russia's political influence in Europe.
Ontario and Saskatchewan are vociferously fighting the federal government's carbon tax efforts. But rather than back down, Ottawa should embrace a simple, fair and transparent “carbon dividend.”
Energy that otherwise would go to waste might someday power industrial-scale condensation.
There are precedents for trying to make the industries responsible for climate change foot the bill for adapting to a changed climate.
This new and more accurate estimate means that replacing coal with natural gas doesn't do as much to reduce climate change as it should.
Oil prices have little to do with supply or demand or even economic forces. Instead, it's all about politics.
Generating less electricity with fossil fuels could help save lives.
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.