The tobacco industry may not have been the first to deny that its products were harmful. Turns out it may have learned the trick from the oil majors.
California recycles at twice the rate of the rest of the US, but hundreds of the state's recycling centers have closed as low oil prices change the economics of the business.
Climate change is pushing gators to new habitats, but a spate of recent spottings in Georgia may have a simpler cause: there's more and more of us around them.
Indian news outlets report that temperatures topped 50 degrees Celsius (124 Fahrenheit) in the northwest of the country and forecasters warn that heat waves are growing longer and more intense.
The presumptive GOP presidental candidate has called climate change "bullshit" and a plot hatched by the Chinese to cripple the US economy — and this week said he'd renegotiate the Paris climate deal.
Documents obtained by the Center for International Energy Law reveal that as early as the 1960s oil companies were developing technologies to reduce and capture carbon dioxide, which may have helped to avoid decades of planet-warming emissions.
The White House denied this week a petition calling on the federal government to halt coal, oil, and natural gas drilling leases on public lands, pointing to the continued need for fossil fuels in the near term.
New research shows the number of tremors is linked to the state's oil and gas boom — and the authors criticize Texas regulators for being "slow to acknowledge" the role of industry.
April was the seventh straight month that a global temperature record was broken — and there hasn't been a cooler-than-average year since 1975.
Shell Oil Spill Prompts Renewed Calls for a Moratorium on Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico
An offshore rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell leaked over 88,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico — a region which produces 17 percent of the nation's crude and supports a quarter of a million jobs.
The World Health Organization says air pollution is up 8 percent around the world and, while rich countries are becoming cleaner for the most part, 98 percent of cities in poor nations failed to reach minimum thresholds for healthy air.
El Niño brought much needed rain to the parched West, but also helped vegetation to grow, which will soon dry out and become fuel for blazes.
The shotgun-wielding intruders left beer cans, a pair of boxer shorts, and a pool of vomit — and the US National Parks Service has issued an award for anyone who helps find the perpetrators.
Congressional Republicans are blocking federal funding from research and development of next generation clean energy technologies, but use of existing renewables like wind and solar is growing fast.
The intense blaze has scorched over 100,000 hectares — about 390 square miles — and remains out of control.
Hotter temperatures have helped to double since 1970 the amount of land scorched by wildfires each year around Alberta's tar sands — and the last three years have been especially bad.
A drop in oxygen levels, brought about by warming ocean temperatures, is already discernible in some areas — and could be widespread in just 15 years, impacting marine life and the humans that rely upon fisheries for livelihoods and sustenance.
The move by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's reflects volatility in the energy markets, but governments could put oil companies under even greater strain by pushing for alternatives to fossil fuels in an effort to address climate change.
The presentation puts executives, rather than lower level managers, at the center of the company's efforts to cheat on emissions tests.
Protesters trying to break up the rally played a cat-and-mouse game with police around Georgia's Stone Mountain on Saturday, with at least nine of them arrested.