In the race to obtain gas, many companies have taken to tampering with large underground deposits, using a process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to retrieve it.
The Environmental Protection Agency can't protect the environment because oil companies don't want it to. What the frack is that?
An impassioned look at the environmental, climate, and health dangers -and unsafe working conditions - created by the coal industry.
We extend our deepest sympathy and solidarity to the people of Japan in the unfathomable tragedy that is still unfolding, and we think about the wider implications.
Connecticut prepares for debate between "Drill, baby, drill" or "Spin, baby, spin," wind turbines vs. fossil fuels.
Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.
The Senate today set the stage to finally provide much needed aid to states to avoid teacher and other public employee layoffs, but only two Republicans voted for the measure.
For all their presumed political prowess and message discipline, the Republicans have a habit of very bad timing when it comes to policy proposals.
Stopping the spill, and beginning recovery, is beyond the capacity of a private corporation.
British Petroleum is now putting a special spin on the crisis caused by the explosion of its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico - and it's the most revolting spin yet.