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Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year -- substantially more than these companies reported, according to a trio of Louisiana nonprofits.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the U.S. must move fast to avert climate change risks, but also acknowledges that too many coal miners have been left behind.
Tesla is facing more challenges -- including a disappointing quarterly financials report, another SEC investigation, and new startup competitors in the electric car and truck sectors.
Atlanta is the first city in the American South to pursue 100 percent renewable energy with an ambitious 2035 target.
West Virginia's largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State's electricity portfolio moving forward.
President Obama was an open supporter of protecting the environment. During his term, the Environmental Protection Agency instated a smog rule in an effort to regulate and decrease the amount of pollution in the air. Donald Trump wants to reverse these rules, which are important to protect public health.
Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's outdated tax code.
Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces an uncertain future -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan far past 2020.
The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But that public input could come back to haunt them.
Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses that invest in energy storage.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
The Heartland Institute plans to mail a climate-denial information packet to 200,000 science teachers this year. And educators are pushing back hard at what they described as a climate skeptic manifesto.