Despite Romney’s claims, Obama poses little threat to the industry.
American politicians are touting a future of robust domestic oil production. There’s just one problem: our planet won’t allow it.
The presidential candidates have barely touched on environmental issues in their campaigns—and they both have plenty to answer for. Here’s what voters want to know.
But does his DNC speech signal that Obama will now champion the climate fight? Or was he just telling the Democratic base what they wanted to hear?
As the Democratic governor considers whether to allow the controversial gas drilling practice, anti-fracking forces vow to stop it—even if they have to go to jail to do so.
For decades, the World Bank pushed privatization of the power industry and assumed that energy services would "trickle down" to the poor.
The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.
Shell is getting ready to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, and while it’s not yet quite a done deal, the prospect should certainly focus our minds.
This scorching summer could be a global warming landmark—if we demand climate action from our leaders.
Moral indignation is no longer enough to combat the power of Big Oil.