Pollution in New Delhi peaked this month, reaching levels not seen in three years. In some parts of the city, the Air Quality Index approached 1,000—more than three times what is considered hazardous.
The proposed changes to the coal combustion residual rule won't survive the courts, says Betsy Southerland, who wrote the rule in 2015. But it will delay protections for vulnerable communities.
"The evidence is piling up that just as big tobacco misled the public and policymakers about the danger of smoking, big oil waged a decades-long deception campaign and covered up the origins of today's climate crisis."
"The idea of a people, investors and banks buying into a company like Saudi Aramco just flies in the face of everything we need to do to stop climate breakdown," Rachel Kennerley of Friends of the Earth told Newsweek.
While the federal government appears to be heading in the opposite direction, the experts we spoke to remain cautiously optimistic that the country can change things around.
""In my view, fossil fuel firms were morally and legally obliged to warn that continued use of carbon fuels threatens our health and welfare, and to accelerate the conversation on how to reduce the threat," the co-director of the Climate Accountability Institute wrote.
"Banks need to put out more ambitious green targets, backed by more robust accounting methodologies," World Resources Institute said in a new study.
Despite Trump's challenge to California, 49 percent of adults said they supported the state setting its fuel efficiency standards, while only 27 percent of respondents oppose the state's decision to set its own fuel standards.
In a worldwide first, a Norwegian Circle K gas station has replaced all of their gasoline pumps with electric vehicle fast chargers.
The private and public sectors must work together to develop the breakthrough technologies needed for a clean energy transition. Putting a price on carbon is needed because demand drives innovation.
Environmental groups say the decision was purely political and could result in the contamination of water supplies.
The idea of discarding available wind or solar output is anathema, imposed on power producers when production from these sources exceeds what the grid can accept.
If rolled out globally, the islands could offset the total global emissions from fossil fuels.
Herman Cain, who President Donald Trump recently recommended for a seat on the Federal Reserve board, said God will "figure out" when the U.S. should stop relying on fossil fuel energy.
The pro-fossil fuel U.S. event will take place as world leaders work to cap emissions and prevent "catastrophic" global warming.
Environmental activists hope the governor-elect will get tough on the oil and gas industry.
Half of the total CO2 has been released since the late 1980s.
The prokaryotic fossils represent the planet's oldest-known form of life.
Close on the heels of Rick Perry asserting fossil fuels prevent sexual assault, Trump attempts a new feat.
He was confirmed in a 49-47 vote on Thursday.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested sexual assault could be prevented with fossil fuels.
A new generation of see-through solar cell technology could harvest energy from building and car windows as well as cell phones.
A mainly chemical process produces a more environmentally sound alternative to fossil fuels.
The Oklahoma attorney general will be charged with administering an agency he's sued 13 times.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns silent cars are threat to pedestrian safety.