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For environmental wonks like me, one of the biggest casualties of the government shutdown was the brief loss of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the invaluable federal agency that crunches detailed statistics on …
The OPEC oil embargo marked the end of American dominance on energy. Four decades later, the shale boom and efficiency has U.S. oil imports down — but the Gulf states are still sitting pretty
Fracking means new opportunities and new worries
Solar, wind – and efficiency herald a broad change in US energy consumption
Advanced biofuels have been on the cusp of commercialization for years, but high prices and technological challenges have held them back. Is that starting to change?
While the President might want to talk education on his visit to upstate New York, there will be no escaping the war over fracking
The new head of the EPA had to wait some five months for confirmation. Now that she’s got the job, the really difficult part begins
Hurricane Sandy made it clear: as the climate warms, population grows and sea level rises, extreme weather will hurt more. That’s why we need to fix flood insurance
Nature may have its own way of adapting to climate change, as a new study shows that forests get more economic with water as greenhouse gases levels increase
Existing research suggests that hurricanes could become stronger but less frequent thanks to climate change. But a new study says both could happen.