Manchin, Playing to the Home Crowd, Is Fighting Electric Cars to the End

The West Virginia senator, who holds the swing vote in negotiations for a budget plan, wants to cut incentives. The president and most Senate Democrats say buyer credits are crucial to fight climate change.

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How Europe Got Hooked on Russian Gas Despite Reagan’s Warnings

A Soviet-era pipeline, opposed by the president but supported by the oil and gas industry, set up the dependency that today helps fund the Russian assault on Ukraine.

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U.S. Oil Industry Uses Ukraine Invasion to Push for More Drilling at Home

The goal is “energy security,” lobbyists said, although clean-energy advocates counter that wind and solar provide more protection from boom-and-bust oil markets.

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Oil Executives Begin Testimony on Industry’s Role in Climate Disinformation

In a historic hearing, the leaders of some of the most powerful energy companies in the world are appearing before a House panel to face questioning on climate change.

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In Your Facebook Feed: Oil Industry Pushback Against Biden Climate Plans

The messages take aim at Democrats by name as part of a broad effort to undermine landmark climate legislation that now hangs in the balance in Congress.

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Exxon, Chevron, BP and Others Called to Testify on Climate Disinformation

Executives from Exxon, Shell, BP and others are being called to testify in Congress next month after a secret recording this year exposed an Exxon official boasting of such efforts.

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Oil and Gas Groups See ‘Some Common Ground’ in Biden Energy Plan

Some energy executives are pleased that the former vice president is not calling for a fracking ban and said they could work with him.

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Legal and Environmental Setbacks Stymie Pipelines Nationwide

Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.

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