Consumers save money in coal-renewables switch — study
In 2018, two major utilities announced they would close their coal plants early, replace them with renewables and save consumers money. A new report suggests more power companies could soon follow suit.
Are oil majors serious about cutting emissions?
Oil and gas companies have long touted their efforts to curb methane emissions from leaky oil-field equipment. They have taken a decidedly dimmer view of government attempts to reduce leaks of the planet-warming gas.
Northwest acts on climate, but CO2 might not fall
Oregon and Washington have spent years struggling for a breakthrough on climate policy. This year, they may finally get it.
Southwestern U.S.: from laggard to leader on climate
The Southwest became the center of U.S. climate action yesterday, as New Mexico lawmakers voted to decarbonize their state's electric grid and Nevada's governor announced his support for bills to expand renewable energy and enshrine carbon reduction targets in law.
Nuclear bailout shows why it's tough to green the grid
Pennsylvania lawmakers introduced a bill yesterday to save the state's ailing nuclear facilities, setting up a legislative showdown over the future of the electric grid in one of America's most carbon-intensive states.