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International natural gas prices have fallen due to the COVID-19 pandemic but also because of larger and more complicated factors. Disentangling those various considerations can be helpful when trying to assess future developments in natural gas trade.
COVID-19 is disrupting all sectors of the global economy, including the oil industry. How should the government respond to fossil energy companies amid growing concerns over demand and storage?
New research on climate change beliefs shows that conservative Republicans are less certain of their views, with 41% of conservatives shifting their views at some point over the study period.
With the world in upheaval, Poland is still poised for a steady energy policy path.
Using gravity as a method of energy storage may seem crude, but it actually solves many of the biggest storage challenges we face today.
Since 2005, the solar industry has benefited from the federal Investment Tax Credit. This year marks the first cuts. What impacts will this have on solar adoption?
What are the challenges that will likely define energy in the 2020s? And how can we collectively respond to these challenges in a way that positively impacts future generations?
With diverging political opinions and waning public concern, the clean energy transition needed to thwart climate change has not progressed fast enough. Visiting Scholar Dan Kammen makes the case that our future depends on an urgent response to these challenges.
In the months since the PES Refinery explosion, a dramatic struggle has been underway over the fate of the site. All eyes are on Philadelphia to see how the transition plays out.
We are behind the ball when it comes to achieving our collective climate goals. Negative emissions technologies, such as direct air capture, can potentially help make up for hard-to-eliminate carbon emissions.