U.S. & International


Volkswagen to link top executives’ bonuses to ESG targets

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:47 AM MST

Volkswagen AG plans to link top executives’ bonuses to environmental, social and governance targets as the German industrial giant seeks…

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Biden unveils team ‘ready on day one’ to fight climate change

Friday, December 18, 2020, 6:28 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden has selected former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, North Carolina environmental regulator Michael Regan and Representative Deb Haaland…

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Exxon calls Massachusetts fraud suit punishment for opinion

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. told a judge that a fraud lawsuit filed by Massachusetts last year amounts to illegal punishment for…

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Underground oil leak leads to spill on Kenai Peninsula

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

Crews are cleaning up an oil spill of nearly 8,000 gallons (31,200 litres) at a Hilcorp facility on Alaska’s Kenai…

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New Idaho lab director expects more work on next wave of reactors

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:20 AM MST

The new director of Idaho National Laboratory said its efforts to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by creating a new…

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China’s coal industry fights for survival in a greener world

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:50 AM MST

The future of coal looks like an ice-cream truck parked half a kilometer down a mine shaft in China’s Shanxi…

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Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:27 AM MST

President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former…

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Groups seek to block lease plans for Alaska refuge

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:26 AM MST

Indigenous and conservation groups asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from issuing oil and gas leases…

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North Dakota sees its one-time oil gushers stalled until 2022

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 7:06 AM MST

North Dakota, once at the heart of the early shale boom, is now expecting oil production growth to stall over…

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IEA sees crude glut enduring to end-2021 amid demand strains

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 6:54 AM MST

The crude-oil glut left behind by the pandemic will clear by the end of next year, as markets face a…

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TC Energy raises offer and reaches deal for TC PipeLines partnership

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 6:25 AM MST

TC Energy Corp. says it has signed a deal to buy out the other unit holders of TC PipeLines LP,…

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Longest Arctic sailing season tops off a year of climate disasters

Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:33 AM MST

Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season for natural gas tankers the longest on record, the latest sign…

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