Ranking oil companies by climate risk: Exxon is near the top.

ExxonMobil has more to lose than any other big oil and gas company as the world transitions to an economy with dramatically lower carbon...

Water and climate safety, finance security, drive Keystone XL conflict.

Nebraska is again a battleground over tar sands oil pipeline. The Obama administration denied TransCanada a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in 2015...

GOP climate rebels emerge from the shadows.

US president Donald Trump’s climate change skepticism has forced a clutch of Republicans in the House of Representatives out of the climate closet.The populist...

Pruitt's political friends come to lobby.

Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, both associates from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's political days in Oklahoma, have registered to lobby in Washington. Photo...

Suit blames well contamination on Dominion's Possum Point ash ponds.

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“This is nowhere near over”: Trump has an entirely different repeal-and-replace problem.

Rex Shutterstock/ZUMATwo years ago this week, President Barack Obama released his signature program on climate change, a broad plan for weaning power plants off coal,...

Trump weighing Eni's Arctic drilling bid in post-Obama pivot.

The Interior Department is weighing Eni SpA’s request to explore for oil in waters north of Alaska, giving the Trump administration a chance to reverse...

Trump team to promote fossil fuels and nuclear power at Bonn climate talks.

By LISA FRIEDMANNovember 2, 2017WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will promote coal, natural gas and nuclear energy as an answer to climate change at a presentation...

Blood flows and rivers run dry as Honduras prepares to go to the polls...

Global development is supported by About this content With the country poised for Sunday’s elections, the murder of environmentalists in Honduras is being directly linked with...

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