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California sues fossil fuel giants over climate change

The Golden State blames major gas and oil companies like Exxon Mobil and Chevron for contributing to the devastating effects of climate change on California.

Does Colorado need hydrogen for a carbon-free future?

New federal tax credits and grants are driving interest in scaling hydrogen energy for widespread use. But while some tout the environmental benefits of hydrogen, others worry it's a Trojan horse for continued oil-and-gas dominance.

Biden administration restores the power of states and tribes to review projects to protect waterways

The water rule will be significantly slimmed down from an earlier proposal because of a Supreme Court ruling that weakened regulations protecting millions of acres of wetlands.

Long Beach sued over plan to drill for oil and gas

The city of Long Beach hasn't conducted an environmental review of oil and gas drilling operations that extract more than five million barrels each year, according to the complaint.

Oil and gas developments along California coast fall out of favor with lawmakers

Senate Bill 704 comes in the wake of numerous high-profile oil spills and accidents that befouled California's most prized possession — its coastline.

Wind power development grinds to a halt in UK

Development of new wind farms has dramatically stalled in Britain – but the country’s energy needs require the industry's continued expansion.