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Over time, climate denying politicians will need to seriously consider the wisdom of denying the obvious, as once-in-a-century heatwaves become annual, and drought and floods become regular occurrences in the red heartland of the country.
Pennsylvania's natural gas price discount to the Henry Hub is narrowing, even as production soars. The reason? New takeaway pipeline capacity is coming online and moving gas out of state.
Major oil and gas companies have pledged to reduce methane leaks. But will their emissions cuts be enough?
Negative emissions technologies hold limited promise, as economic, logistic and scale realities will severely limit their climate benefit.
Pennsylvania is a huge natural gas state that has thus far alluded establishing a severance tax. But will that change?
In October, cumulative sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the U.S. hit the one million mark. That is good for the environment, and these businesses, too!
Explore the impacts of the U.S. heading into the winter peak gas demand season with the lowest storage inventories since 2005. The short version, it's all about prices.
By emphasizing temperature goals, it's relatively easy for nations to appear to be doing more to address climate change than they really are, and harder for the public to discern the shortfall.
Christina Simeone writes about Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) which predicts a rapid and forceful international policy reaction to climate change with widespread financial implications.
Many environmental groups fall in lockstep with anti-nuclear activists, despite the climate benefits nuclear reactors provide.