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.
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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?
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I analysed 15 million words written by major oil companies and found their usage of 'climate change' peaked a decade ago.
Tundra swans, which nest in the Arctic and migrate south in fall, alight at Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina.
The Interior Department 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.
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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.
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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.
U.S. Coast Guard vessels battle the fire on the Deepwater Horizon while searching for survivors from the rig’s 126-person crew.
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The new movie 'Deepwater Horizon' depicts the blowout that triggered the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A professor of petroleum engineering assesses what the film gets right and wrong.
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The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
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Iraq's oil industry is a window into the troubled period that followed regime change.