The problem of increasing plastic waste has been exacerbated by the pandemic, requiring better regulation and monitoring to solve.
Offshore oil drilling has a long history in California, but is highly unpopular today. The latest major spill is likely to fuel efforts to wind down oil and gas production statewide.
Prior to the secession of South Sudan, the rural livelihoods of people living in the 11 states were dependent on free trade and movement across the boundaries.
Our new study reveals how tight the world’s remaining carbon budget is.
Nigeria’s new petroleum law will make its petroleum industry as competitive and attractive to investors as its peers.
Proposals for new oil and gas pipelines can generate intense debate today, but during World War II the US built an oil pipeline more than 1,300 miles long in less than a year.
Colonialism, political turmoil and unmet citizen promises all lie behind the rise of attacks on foreign-run fossil fuel plants in Mozambique.
When big investors like Blackrock get worried about their returns, they have the power and incentive to make fossil fuel companies take action.
When announcing financial penalties on Russia earlier this year, Biden hinted at the prospect of ‘further’ sanctions. An energy scholar explains what Biden may have meant.
Abandoned US oil and gas wells and their associated land cover more than 2 million acres, a recent study estimates – an area larger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined.
Photos from the early 1900s show LA’s forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and new research finds people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
Chelsea and Manchester City have similar goals on and off the pitch.
As global oil consumption drops, oil companies are pivoting to petrochemicals, and could crowd out bio-based alternatives.
Russia is attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed, an area rich in oil, gas and minerals. It’s also expanding shipping and reopening Arctic bases. Here are two things the U.S. can do about it.
Crude is key to inflation. Here’s why has it been going up so much.
Ghana remains heavily dependent on primary commodity exports for foreign exchange earnings.
The costs that fossil fuels impose on public health through air pollution alone are enormous.
California was thought to be an exception, a place where oil field operations and tectonic faults apparently coexisted without much problem. Not any more.
Living near oil and gas production can affect mental health, driving stress and feelings of depression.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.