Energy and Environment

Top Environment Stories – Subscribe to Energy and Environment here

Innovations and Safety in Hydraulic Fracturing

The copious amounts of oil and gas produced over the past decade through the combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has resulted in greater energy security for the United States and extremely low oil and natural gas prices for consumers, and contrary to radical anti-fossil-fuel activists’ claims, this energy bounty has come with little or no harm to the environment. A little-known fact outside of the oil and gas industry is hydraulically fracturing wells has been a tool...

Massachusetts Loses Climate Action Case Brought by Youths

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) failed to comply with its legal obligation to reduce the state’s greenhouse-gas emissions, according to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, which ruled in favor of four teenagers supported by Our Children’s Trust, the Conservation Law Foundation, and the Mass Energy Consumers Alliance. The court ordered DEP to create regulations addressing multiple sources or categories of sources of greenhouse-gas emissions, and the Court...

Read the latest issue of Environment and Climate News

A monthly publication featuring the latest news on the issues that matter most.

Latest News in Environment

Syndicate content