Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds his first news conference as leader on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in August 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Recent industry reports indicate that we may be approaching peak global demand for oil. If that's the case, the federal Conservatives may need to rethink their electoral strategy.
By combining plastic waste with durian wood sawdust, we may have found a way to slow the rise of plastic pollution in Indonesia.
Smoke billowed from the fire at a chlorine plant in Westlake, Louisiana, after Hurricane Laura moved through on Aug. 27.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
A storm-driven chlorine gas release in a vulnerable community is the type of worst-case scenario that scientists and engineers have warned about for decades.
Canadian oil wells will likely continue to be shut down amid weak prices despite an agreement among major oil producers to limit output.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
It is in Canada's national interest to remain a significant player in the oil and gas production.
A satellite image of the oil slick as it looked in late May 2010, a month after the Deepwater Horizon well exploded. The oil plume looks grayish white.
NASA/Goddard/Jen Shoemaker and Stu Snodgrass
The BP Deepwater Horizon blowout on April 20, 2010 triggered the largest offshore oil spill in history. Ten years later, post-spill reforms are being undone and the Gulf of Mexico remains vulnerable.
Netflix and lockdown.
A sector-by-sector look at who is benefiting, who is in trouble and who could go either way.
Pipeline pipes are seen at a Trans Mountain facility near Hope, B.C., on Aug. 22, 2019. Project Reconciliation is an Indigenous-led initiative that seeks to buy a stake in the pipeline.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to one of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls that Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
A school of juvenile bocaccio in the midwaters of Platform Gilda, Santa Barbara Channel, Calif.
Californians love their coast and strongly oppose offshore drilling. Will they support converting old oil rigs to artificial reefs – a policy that benefits both marine life and oil companies?
Kanok Sulaiman / shutterstock
I analysed 15 million words written by major oil companies and found their usage of 'climate change' peaked a decade ago.
Trumpeter swans wintering at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming.
Tom Koerner, USFWS/Flickr
The Trump administration is narrowing protection for migratory birds to cover only deliberate harm such as hunting, but not threats like development or pollution that kill millions of birds yearly.
Staffers listen to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt discuss this policy reversal.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Manufacturers always have to make trade-offs when they design new cars, balancing the need to protect public health and the environment with their urge to wow customers.
New research shows the size of man-made earthquakes is linked to how deep industry wastewater is injected into the ground.
The Sanchi disaster.
The shipping industry can learn from oil spills – if it wants to.
Sales of electric vehicles are growing fast, especially in Europe.
Shifting to plug-in cars wouldn't be enough to max out global oil consumption by 2040. But it could help make that happen if cities pitch in and ride-sharing doesn't crowd out public transportation.
Inflation reached 800% in Venezuela. Here, a banknote featuring president Nicolas Maduro’s face has been stamped as ‘devalued’.
How is a country that was once South America's richest now on the verge of bankruptcy? A Venezuelan economist breaks down his country's descent into chaos.
The deal will give a much-needed boost to Iran's economy and lend important support to Rouhani's government.
Can we mitigate the risks associated with fracking?
From crossing a road to fracking for oil, everything has inherent risks. At best, we can only aim to agree that, on balance, they are contained and justified.
Trans-Alaska Pipeline, northern Brooks Range, Alaska.
Oil production used to fall when prices were low. But a new drilling boom in Alaska, driven by technical advances and global partnerships, spotlights America's rise as a world oil power.
Darren Baker / shutterstock
Republicans have decided to deliberately give a green light to secret and potentially corrupt deals abroad.
The region's reserves are in very deep water and won't be tapped into any time soon.