Biden can’t possibly like the chatter about him, either.
The decision issued a warning shot across the bow of the administrative state.
The United States has demonstrated international leadership on climate change in the past, but recent setbacks are presenting new challenges for President Biden.
The case considered the Environmental Protection Agency’s powers under the Clean Air Act.
A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.
The prosecution of Vietnam’s most prominent environmental activist, as well as others, has cast doubt on the country’s commitment to cut coal.
The energy realists Jason Bordoff and Meghan O’Sullivan explain why the Ukraine war means a very bumpy ride in the transition off of fossil fuels.
Voters rejected the deny-and-delay approach that has made Australia a global laggard on emission cuts. But how far the new government will go remains to be seen.
The country has been hit hard by wildfires and other climate disasters, but it’s also making tons of money from fossil fuels.
Waste from coal plants is threatening the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, which the biologist E.O. Wilson called “arguably the biologically richest place” in the nation.
Choices being made about energy in the country right now will have profound implications for the climate crisis.
Dangerously dependent on Russian gas, Germany is still refusing to cut off President Putin, whose war it is effectively subsidizing to the tune of some $220 million a day.
Under increasing pressure to sever the country’s reliance on Russian energy, German officials must contend with deeply rooted economic ties.
A major new scientific report offers a road map for how countries can limit global warming, but warns that the margin for error is vanishingly small.
The strike at an Alabama coal mine is one of the longest in U.S. history. To make ends meet, some striking miners have picked up work at an Amazon warehouse. It’s the same warehouse where workers are trying to unionize.
“Dr. Betty” led 350 miners on a strike in Pennsylvania in 1945 demanding that the mining company that owned their town improve horridly unsanitary conditions.
How the West Virginia lawmaker intervened on behalf of a coal plant, and earned millions along the way.
Faced with life-threatening hunger, thousands labor in the coal mines of Baghlan. But safety measures that the former government once provided are gone.
At every step of his political career, Joe Manchin helped a West Virginia power plant that is the sole customer of his private coal business. Along the way, he blocked ambitious climate action.
A wind turbine factory in Denmark and a coal mine in Poland illustrate the painful policy choices after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine added urgency to the transition to greener energy.
Facing intense criticism, the crypto mining industry is trying to change the view that its energy-guzzling computers are harmful to the climate.
António Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, said instead of replacing Russian oil, gas and coal, nations must pivot to clean energy.
President Biden wants electricity generated from wind, solar and other clean sources. The Tennessee Valley Authority plans to invest in fossil fuels instead.
The Ukraine crisis shows just how energy dependent Europe has become on Russia.
Rising oil prices and increased demand for expanded production come at a time when scientists say nations must sharply cut the use of fossil fuels.
Coal companies and Republican-led states are trying to limit the E.P.A.’s authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the electric power industry.
Energy security has gained prominence while the conflict in Ukraine raises concerns over the possible interruption in the supply of oil and natural gas.
Oil and gas prices are soaring, while coal use is reaching record highs worldwide. Here’s what the upheaval could mean for climate policies across the globe.
The E.P.A. will resume enforcing limits on the release of mercury, a neurotoxin linked to developmental damage in children, from coal-burning power plants.
The United States hosted a virtual meeting of big polluting countries on Thursday as nations struggle to meet their climate change goals.
Mounting challenges will make the coming months critical for the president’s environmental agenda, analysts say.
In Martin County, Ky., where coal production has flatlined, entrepreneurs are promising that a new solar farm atop a shuttered mine will bring green energy jobs.
Senator Joe Manchin III noted climate policy when he said he would vote against the Build Back Better Act. In his life and career, West Virginia coal has loomed large.
A health professional and an author/filmmaker write that we are failing our youths. Also: Memo to Democrats; military spending; moving away from coal.
Unions representing other workers affected by climate legislation have struck deals, but opposition from coal miners has persisted, complicating the path to enactment.
At least 46 miners were killed in an explosion at a Siberian mine. The director of the mine has been taken into police custody, along with five other administrators.
Investigators said a gas buildup at a Siberian mine with a history of problems led to the deaths of at least 52 people.
Schools and factories close. India’s Supreme Court blasts the government’s do-nothing response. But Delhi residents continue to suffer from the bad air.
After running a day past its scheduled end date, COP26 ended with a signed agreement, though many called it disappointing.
Some activists called the agreement in Glasgow disappointing, but it establishes a clear consensus that all countries need to do much more.
At COP26, negotiators from about 200 countries worked overnight, hashing out differences in the quest for a new global climate agreement
As nearly 200 nations struggle over global climate negotiations, the world’s two biggest polluters sign an agreement that is short on details..
Plans for new power generation won’t meet global climate goals.
President Biden was among those expressing disappointment over China’s lack of commitment to climate change.
The United States did not agree to stop coal development at home but promised to halt overseas funding of oil, gas and coal.
The world leaders have left Glasgow. Now negotiators must hunker down to turn pledges into reality.
Global emissions are now less than 1 percent below their previous high in 2019, suggesting that any climate impact from the pandemic was fleeting.
On the eve of a global climate summit, Britain’s evolution from fossil fuels to clean energy is on display. But experts question whether its commitment is sufficient, and whether it can persuade other nations to meet meaningful goals.
Some fundamental differences, including over money, divide the leaders heading to Glasgow. The outcome will determine, to a large extent, how humanity will survive on a hotter planet.