Study: Natural Gas Will Not Solve America's Pollution Problem
September 26, 2014
It's not clean energy—far from it.
Obama is making so-called "clean" natural gas his next big climate target.
Chart: Russia Is Insanely Dependent on Oil and Gas Money
July 23, 2014
Here's why strict sanctions could hurt the Kremlin—and why they probably won't happen.
Monday's announcement of new regulations on coal-fired power plants will be historic. But big questions remain.
The Truth About Stanford's Coal Divestment
May 22, 2014
It's not as groundbreaking as they made it sound
Evidence Is Mounting that Fracking Causes Birth Defects
February 05, 2014
In his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama praised natural gas as “the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less of the carbon pollution that causes climate change” and vowed to “cut red tape” to help business invest in i
In rural, central Georgia, in a town called Sandersville in WashingtonCounty, a former state legislator with a blighted record has teamed up with a racketeer and a wealthy southern family to build a coal plant, and it may be the only one built in American in the foreseeable future.
Scott Walker's Sand Grab: Wisconsin Wants a Piece of the Fracking Boom, No Matter Who Gets Hurt
August 21, 2013
On the night that he was elected governor of Wisconsin in 2010, a beaming Scott Walker told the hundreds of supporters sandwiched into Waukesha’s little Country Springs Hotel ballroom that his state was “open for business.” It was shorthand for his p
The Amish Are Getting Fracked
June 06, 2013
Their religion prohibits lawsuits—and the energy companies know it.
Power-Hungry America: Where Will We Get the Energy
July 11, 1970
This TNR archive piece is available online for the first time as part of a conversation about America's energy future, sponsored by Southern Company.