While an average annual capacity of 5.6 GW was retired each year Obama was in office, 9.6 GW has been retired each year under Trump, Rhodium Group, an independent research firm, told Newsweek.
Vast oil and gas deposits are believed to be buried under the Arctic, where climate change is melting sea ice and uncovering new commercial opportunities.
While the young activist was a favorite, the 2019 award went to Abiy Ahmed, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
Just ten years ago, steps towards cleaner energy could have been easily dismissed as greenwashing – polluters' corporate PR. Not today: Key Russian exporters are keen to make themselves indispensable for Europe's green future.
On Thursday, businesses in Santa Monica put up pink drapery and dropped prices to 1950s levels, as part of a marketing blitz by Amazon.
"This may be something people may want to consider in the decisions they are making," Lisa McKenzie, senior author of the study, said.
Gas prices in the U.S. have risen for nine straight weeks.
Kirstjen Nielsen's replacement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who will serve as acting secretary, also defended Border Patrol's use of tear gas to repel migrants.
Eight people are dead and more than 30 are still missing after an apartment block exploded in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
"Mr. Bernhardt has represented mining and extraction companies, developers, and oil and gas interests," wrote 150 environmental advocacy groups in a letter.
"The CS gas we deploy is standard law enforcement issue," Kevin McAleenan told CNN, contradicting the president's claim that border agents had used a "minor form" of the chemical agent.
Use of tear gas is prohibited in war, yet it is regularly used against civilian populations around the world.
The "people's food basket has shrunk, except for the profiteers of sanctions," said one civil servant living in Tehran.
The U.S. announced that China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey would be granted a six-month exemption from sanctions on buying Iranian oil.
Several firefighters were reportedly injured, according to local news outlets.
While the oil and gas industry is making significant bets on a wide range of energy technologies, it is also focusing on digital technologies that promise to transform enterprises as fundamentally as in other sectors. Download the full report to learn more.
Iran's threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz is unlikely to be carried out, but it would prompt a spike in oil prices and potential U.S. military intervention.