OIL AND GAS
French energy exec bullish on U.S. low-carbon opportunities
For all the Trump administration has done to support fossil fuels domestically and overseas, low-carbon companies in the United States still have an edge against foreign competition, according to Mathias Lelievre, CEO of the data analytics arm of French energy giant Engie SA.
Kavanaugh can 'sympathize' on climate but questions action
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court seat held by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy sets up a fierce Senate confirmation fight and positions President Trump to lock the nation's top court into a dominantly conservative posture on dozens of issues, including climate change, for decades to come.
Funds in oil-rich countries demand climate accountability
Officials for a handful of oil-rich nations unveiled plans to move the global economy toward sustainable energy sources to try to head off "catastrophic" climate change.
Top economist warns of 'irreparable' climate harm
A Nobel Prize-winning economist is warning that the U.S. government — by supporting a fossil-fuel-based society — is "saddling" children and future generations with an "enormous" burden to head off climate change.
R.I. attorney general goes after Big Oil
The Rhode Island attorney general today sued 21 major oil and gas companies over climate change, accusing them of worsening its risks and demanding they pay to repair the harm climate change has caused in the coastal state.