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Guest essay by Eric Worrall The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has rejected a motion to delay implementation of Obama era methane emission laws which limit allowed emissions from oil and gas drilling...
Donald Trump crosses threshold to claim Republican nomination; another Berkeley student details sexual harassment; antibiotic resistance gene discovered in woman
Fracking has led to hundreds of billions of gallons of waste full of toxic chemicals – yet the process is hardly subject to any standards, coalition says
Six years after the worst environmental catastrophe in US history, Department of the Interior has proposed mandatory standards for oil well infrastructure
Oil drilling along the Atlantic Coast of the United States has been discontinued since the early 1980s. The Obama Administration had recently been considering open the coast of Georgia, Virginia and the Carolinas to drilling...
Environmental groups call president’s reversal an outsize victory after backlash from communities that fear Gulf of Mexico rig disaster could happen again
Environmental advocates call president’s reversal an outsize victory after backlash from communities that fear Gulf of Mexico rig disaster could happen again
President also expected to protect large areas of Atlantic coast after backlash from communities that fear Gulf of Mexico rig disaster could happen again
Countries previously seen as climate change villains present shared vision on cutting emissions as Justin Trudeau meets Barack Obama at White House
The bill would ban coal, oil and gas extraction on US public land and is symbolic, as it has no chance of passing a Congress dominated by Republicans
Many states have begun shifting funds to clean energy, and the administration has touted measures such as tax credits that it says will have a larger impact on curbing emissions – and still anticipates a win in the supreme...
Politicians, businesses and campaigners from other countries rally to support Barack Obama after supreme court puts US flagship climate plan on hold
Appeals court ruled last year that the plan intruded on state power over retail electricity sales, but justices ruled in favor of regulatory commission on Monday
Groups applaud review that will assess how federal coal production fits in with the US’s commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions
Pledge comes amid collapse in coal price but president says management of oil and coal should ‘better reflect the costs they impose’ on taxpayers and planet
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