Climate change may have received short shrift in President Obama's State of the Union speech, but his administration's policies are creating a more climate-friendly U.S.
Inner Mongolia has become the center of the coal industry in China--the nation that burns the most coal and, as a result, emits the most greenhouse gases in the world
Fracking shale to release natural gas is among the largest energy prospects for China
The world's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases will share innovative technologies to clean up coal burning
A report refutes a recent finding that extracting gas from deep shale basins results in at least as big a greenhouse gas emissions footprint as that of coal
From increased greenhouse gas emissions to water contamination, hydraulic fracturing to free natural gas poses a range of environmental challenges
Drilling for unconventional supplies of oil and natural gas has prompted the EPA to plan to regulate its air pollution
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlines how his department can play a role in assessing the impacts of fracking for natural gas
A new report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency projects that gas's share of the global energy mix will surpass coal's in the next two decades
Climate change is a culprit in the long list of catastrophic natural disasters in 2010, according to insurance company Munich Re
The disaster has roiled Asia-Pacific markets for coal, cotton, wheat and sugar
The world needs it, but strict budgets have forced Australia to scale back or cancel plans to advance the technology
Coal exports become a burning economic and environmental issue down under
The extent to which utilities will burn natural gas to slash carbon dioxide emissions tied to global warming is a national issue. But on the ground, where it's being produced, the issues become very local...
A new report from M.I.T. predict that the U.S. will expand its use of natural gas to produce electricity and as vehicle fuel--but will eventually need to capture its carbon dioxide emissions...
The U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts a jump of more than 40 percent in carbon dioxide emissions globally, thanks to growth in China, India and elsewhere
Solar power meets a tiny fraction of the world's electricity needs today, but that could change in the next decade, according to the International Energy Agency