Mundane as it may seem, the future of U.S. climate policy could rest on what happens over the next few years with national building codes.
Replacing coal with fuels like natural gas and wood may offer some climate benefits, but the harm to public health remains.
Gates, who has warned that climate change will prompt more extreme weather, stressed that natural gas failures caused much of the state's power crisis.
The emissions and methane leaks from new gas plants zero out the CO2 cuts achieved from closing coal plants, a peer-reviewed analysis found.
The powerful storm made landfall over a major industry hub, but experts don't expect companies to change course as a result.
A search was underway for several others who may be trapped in the rubble of three flattened homes.
But the industry’s political lobbying during the pandemic has been a smashing success.
Brookline, Massachusetts, passed a measure prohibiting new oil and gas pipes, the first on the East Coast.
The affair shows how those with ties to Trump and his administration were pursuing business deals in Ukraine that went far beyond advancing the president’s personal political interests.
The "Oracle of Oil" was a strong advocate for using natural gas as a bridge to renewable energy.