Mexico is a leader in climate change action in the developing world. But renewing its commitment to oil may stymie further progress.
By appealing to the hearts and minds of their white neighbors, Native Americans are carving out common ground. Together, these different groups are building unity through diversity.
The 'thin green line' of resistance against any new infrastructure for shipping oil, gas and coal abroad has won many battles.
The Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas production along US coastlines faces serious roadblocks. But there are smarter ways to pursue 'energy dominance.'
Human civilisation is threatened by long-dead organisms, whether as White Walkers or petrol.
The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.
During the Cold War, socialism was portrayed as a gateway drug to communist orthodoxy. The crisis in Venezuela has resurrected tired old tropes about “pinks” and “useful idiots."
The Earth’s past shows the key role of CO₂ on climate for 4.45 billion years, and how human industrial activity has disrupted its cycle at an unprecedented rate over the past 160 years.
Natural gas supplies are growing, but so are other markets for it besides power generation.
In the eastern reaches of Siberia, scientists discovered plants with exceptional cold tolerance that could be the key to sustainable bioenergy production.
Recent pipeline explosions have brought the problem of Mexico's black market for oil into tragic relief.
While countries recognise the urgent need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by favouring greener energies, the ever-increasing demand for electricity has led to rising coal consumption.
There are precedents regarding power generation and ethanol but no nation has ever achieved as comprehensive and dramatic this fast.
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
These technologies could turn into a powerful tool for fighting global warming, and they have the potential to address historical climate injustices.
Words matter because they influence the way we understand environmental problems and shape their solutions.
Millions of people worldwide are either indifferent to a carbon tax or opposed. If citizens were motivated by potential carbon dividends, maybe politicians would finally take action on climate change.
An American coal company is suing the Canadian government over Alberta's plan to combat climate change.
The country's carbon emissions should level off again soon.
The average consumerist suburban lifestyle is unsustainable. But what if affluent suburbanites and battlers alike ditch the rat race and embrace economic 'degrowth'? Here's how it might unfold.