The president took aim at a number of "green" policies as he announced an end to certain Obama-era environmental regulations.
Thanks to the continuing revolution taking place in the U.S. oil patch (and a slowing global economy), Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is likely to fall far short of completing the grandiose plans he has for his country.
The oil shale revolution's implications are being felt worldwide, both economically and politically.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler finalized his agency’s plans to replace Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” with Trump’s “Affordable Clean Energy” plan.
Environmental activists are urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to act on his campaign statement saying he supported a ban on fracking and offshore drilling.
President Donald Trump's energy-independence agenda may be on the verge of collapse. Unable to impose their ideology at the ballot box or through the American people's elected representatives, “climate change” activists have turned to the courts and the bureaucracy — and with much better results. Just this week, a radical Obama-appointed federal judge temporarily blocked oil exploration across some 300,000 acres of land in Wyoming. The reason: The Trump administration did not properly consider the hypothetical impacts of CO2 emissions on “climate” when granting permission to explore for energy there. Sensible voices have expressed hope that the bizarre ruling will be overturned. But critics of the ruling said the Trump administration must take urgent action or risk further rulings like this.
A new method of carbon sequestration has the potential to not only remove CO2 from the atmosphere, but to use that CO2 as fuel for vehicles and industrial purposes.
In December, Washington State’s Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) denied approval of the proposed takeover of the Pacific Northwest’s largest energy company by a Toronto-based electric utility.