The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.
A reactor that was shut down during a transformer fire two weeks ago at a suburban New York nuclear power plant has returned to service.
Oil prices have crashed and the industry has laid off around 100,000 workers — but many oil CEOs are still sitting pretty.
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is setting out for the nonstop six-day leg of its journey from Asia to Hawaii.
Visitors bob in surf where oil once washed in, and some restaurants have 90-minute waits for dinner on the weekend.
Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results could one day be cheaper than oil.
The reason for all the excitement is because of what batteries like these might someday do.
Tesla is building what will be the world's largest battery factory. New drone footage taken in the desert of Nevada shows how far construction has moved along.
Up to nine miles of coastline in Santa Barbara have been transformed.
Despite its clean-burning reputation, a newly released study suggests that fueling transport trucks with natural gas could actually worsen their climate impact.
Authorities say as many as 105,000 gallons may have leaked out of a busted pipeline.
Scientists at Stanford University say they've solved the mystery of how microbes generate methane, potentially paving the way for sustainable chemical production.
The months-long strike at a massive Texas oil refinery will continue after union workers this week rejected the latest contract proposal.
The report argues technological advancements that already greatly reduced the cost of wind power will soon substantially increase its production capacity.
Before we pack our parkas and head north, let’s review the reality behind a some of Shell’s environmental record and see how the company’s rhetoric stacks up to its history in dealing with disasters.
California regulators on Monday expanded their list of thousands of state-permitted oil and gas wells where below-ground injections may be contaminating drinking-water reserves.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
Federal regulators are investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
With the Republican-led Congress indifferent to Obama's entreaties, the president has been doing what he can to combat climate change through executive orders to cut greenhouse gas emissions and through the powers of persuasion.
Residents of the Sunshine State are finding that harnessing Florida's abundant solar power is no simple task.
If a Denver company has its way, foreign competitors may not be able to undercut U.S. drilling operations for much longer.
The most conservative projection showed carbon dioxide levels from the nation's power sector rising by 2 percent between 2013 and 2040.
The move ends months-long efforts by the oil industry and its supporters to curb local authority over oil and gas drilling.
The project also includes installing solar generation at the site. It should be complete by the end of 2019.
Lincoln Renewable Gas has proposed bringing a methane-processing plant to Salisbury that would supply 40 percent of Middlebury College's heating needs.