Latest Fossil Fuels Stories
Coal and transportation fueled a surge in US carbon emissions last year
Even coal miners want Build Back Better to pass
This historic Brooklyn cemetery shows us a future without lawns
The new infrastructure bill will fund pollution cleanup. But will it hold polluters accountable?
Yemen’s defunct oil tanker could set off a public health crisis
The oil and gas industry knew about climate change in the 1950s
Plastic production is a fossil fuel problem
What we know—and don’t know—about the Huntington Beach oil spill
How to tell if your sustainable investments really are good for the planet
To prevent catastrophic global warming, we need to leave fossils fuels in the ground
Oil-eating bacteria can survive in frigid Canadian waters
Methane is the greenhouse gas we can no longer afford to ignore
Videos show a surreal ‘eye of fire’ in the Gulf of Mexico after gas pipeline ruptures at sea
Keystone XL is officially dead
Millions of acres in the Arctic refuge are off limits to drilling—for now
Affordable driverless cars could curb public transit
Louisiana is making bold climate goals, but still wants its fossil fuels
Old fish bones could make the eco-friendly plastic we’ve been waiting for
Chevron just got hit with an official greenwashing complaint. Here’s what that means.
How one Western bird’s numbers went from abundant to alarmingly low
Plane rides of the future could be fueled by table scraps
Oil and gas companies are making old pipelines the landowner’s problem
Companies may soon pay a higher price for emitting carbon. But will it be high enough?
Gas stoves are bad for the environment—but what if the power goes out?
A trip down the Ohio River reveals the oil and gas industry’s next big move
Keystone XL was supposed to be a green pipeline. What does that even mean?
At New York City’s biggest power plant, a switch to clean energy will help a neighborhood breathe easier
A lawsuit filed by children has forced 33 countries to rethink their climate goals
Drilling the Arctic refuge doesn’t make sense—but Trump wants it to happen anyway
In Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley,’ a Black community battles an industry that threatens its health—and history
New satellites can pinpoint methane leaks to help us beat climate change
Gas explosions keep killing people, and the US government won’t step in
This giant Gulf of Mexico reef is a conservation success story—here’s why it’s thriving
The Trump administration opened the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil companies—but none may bite
Fossil fuel companies don’t have to clean up their methane emissions anymore
Citizens of Mauritius are cleaning up a major oil spill themselves
Activists have shut down two major fossil fuel pipelines—at least for now
The US could shift to 90-percent renewable energy by 2035 at no extra cost
Trump tweets his support for permanently funding a beloved conservation program
Ancient forests that power the modern world
Even with international protections, the Galápagos Islands are becoming more vulnerable to humans
Keystone Pipeline spills 383,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota wetlands
Three ways environmentally conscious countries can conquer the fossil fuel industry
Plastics are hurting the planet in another unexpected way
Thomas Midgley, Jr. may have been the most environmentally disastrous person of all time
Game of Thrones isn’t a fantasy, it’s a warning
Flying cars will only be eco-friendly if we use them right
Coal ash, earthquakes, and other hazards posed by fossil fuels
Canadians found a safer way to transport oil and, yes, it looks like a hockey puck
The government just made it easier for oil companies to leak methane on public land
New fracking wells are using many times more water than their predecessors
How to get the best possible gas mileage
Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ecosystems
Scott Pruitt wants to roll back the EPA’s requirements for clean vehicles. It’s going to be a fight.
The Keystone pipeline just spilled another 210,000 gallons of oil
Fracking pollution stays in waterways long after the fracking is done
Rigging up: How to pack for a month drilling oil
Everything you need to know about the Keystone XL pipeline
Fracking fluid is leaking more often than we thought
What Is The Dakota Access Pipeline?
The Oracle of Oil
‘Clean Coal’ Power Plant Riddled With Fraud, Mismanagement, Report Says
We Could Be Making Many Household Products From Wood, Not Oil
Will An Earthquake Damage Your Area In The Next Year?