Marine parks need to cover large swathes of ocean, but they also need to cover the right areas if they are to deliver the best conservation. New research off Australia's northwest suggests how.
The government promises cash for communities that accept fracking, but cannot know whether it can keep that promise or not.
The Obama administration wants to regulate methane leaks from oil and gas operations. Here's why we can't count on market forces to make it work.
In coming decades many oil and gas platforms will have to be retired. Rather than being dismantled, they could be given a new lease of life as artificial reefs, helping industry and the environment.
The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
The boom in oil and gas development has brought new revenues to many communities in the U.S., but rural areas in particular have struggled to handle the rapid downturn in prices.
It's not just energy-hungry pot farms: the ties between energy and drugs run deep. Can we develop a national drug policy drawing on the lessons of the domestic oil and gas boom?
There's a debate over whether fracking should be introduced into Florida, a state with a unique geology and hydrology that introduces a long list of environmental concerns.
Russia's energy exports are expanding far beyond oil and gas to include coal, nuclear and refined petroleum products, a trend with far-reaching geopolitical consequences.
Woodside's decision to shelve its $40 billion Browse project off Western Australia's north is not a disaster, but it does highlight some areas where the gas industry needs to get much smarter.
Cheap gas is traditionally a boost for the U.S. economy but this time the economy could be badly hurt because of the domestic drilling boom and financial bets made by the oil & gas industry.
There's more to decommissioning an oil rig than just towing it away.
The next president will have little power to slow the growth of renewable energy, sliding oil prices or coal's decline.
The Aliso Canyon methane leak in California is bad, but it's only a small portion of the methane leaked from the natural gas industry's sprawling pipeline and storage infrastructure.
With cheaper gas, consumers are buying fewer fuel-efficient vehicles – a step backwards on climate, energy security and upkeep of our highway and bridges.
Even oil companies have started asking for a price on carbon, not least because it could help them avoid other, stricter forms of regulation.
The Northern Territory is joining eastern Australia's gas market - good news for gas customers.
An analysis of social media shows climate activists have seized on the Paris climate talks to spread the word, but dialogue with oil and gas industry is absent.
Until now, the legal system has tolerated corporate deceptions of the public but New York state's investigation into Exxon on climate could start to rewrite the rules.
Environmental economists have long argued a carbon price is the best way to factor in the social cost of climate change. Did Obama effectively use a carbon price to nix the Keystone XL pipeline?