U.S. President Donald Trump just signed an executive order to expand offshore drilling to areas that were previously off-limits, despite low industry demands. The move angered environmental groups, which plan to fight it in court.
Business Tech April 29, 2017
Did the fossil fuel industry know of the dangers of global climate change 45 years ago? A new study suggests the industry has withheld evidence for decades.
Earth/Environment April 15, 2016
The Obama administration has changed its plan of allowing oil drilling in the Atlantic ocean. The decision pleased various advocacy groups and local communities, who think that oil drilling could affect economies and possibly cause oil spills and other dangers.
Earth/Environment March 16, 2016
Paris economy is now under a lot of pressure after the attacks that killed more than a hundred people. Oil and stock prices are predicted to drop but experts said it would not last long.
Society November 15, 2015
Saudi Arabia has submitted plans to the UN to help combat climate change. The kingdom pledged to reduce their annual carbon emissions by 130 million tons by the year 2030.
Earth/Environment November 12, 2015
Ahead of Independence Day weekend, gas prices on the first day of July 2014 were approximately 20 cents higher than a year earlier. Violence in Iraq has been cited as the cause.
Society July 1, 2014
The North Atlantic right whale could be pushed to extinction by a proposed exploration technique, championed by the oil industry. The Interior Department just recommended going forward with the plan.
Animals March 1, 2014