Vaclav Smil’s How the World Really Works offers hope and despair for techno-optimists.
Coal, oil, and gas have contributed to global warming, but we can deal with their impact while letting them bring billions more up to middle-class living standards.
The energy policy analyst says cheap and abundant gas, oil, and coal will continue to play a central role in human flourishing.
Corporations were just as greedy when prices fell in 2019 and early 2020.
And avoid implausible, worst-case scenarios for greenhouse gas emissions too.
Not a single judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sought to reconsider a stay of a district court opinion barring consideration of the Biden Administration's social cost of carbon estimates.
But only if politicians 30 years from now keep promises made by politicians today.
Authoritarianism grows increasingly popular, with environmentalists among the greatest enthusiasts.
In a brief per curiam opinion, the Fifth Circuit concludes the plaintiff states lack standing to press their claims.
New U.N. report says we are about to "miss a brief and rapidly closing window of opportunity to secure a liveable and sustainable future for all."
The most important environmental case of the 2021-22 term will be heard next week.
Federal Court Bars Federal Agencies from Considering the Costs of Climate Change in Rulemakings [Updated]
A federal district court has taken the unusual step of enjoining an Executive Order setting forth an Administration's regulatory priorities.
Global temperature to rise to around 2.2°C above the pre-industrial average by 2100.
Nothing new under the sun as Biden decides to extend Trump's solar panel tariffs for four more years.
The Solicitor General and NGO respondents argue that the petitioners lack appellate standing to challenge the D.C. Circuit's interpretation of the Section 111 of the Clean Air Act.
Nuclear power wasn’t green enough for German leaders, so now they depend on energy from Russia.
Why the Supreme Court's Decision in NFIB v. OSHA May Be Even Worse News for Climate Regulation than You Thought
Insofar as the Court was concerned about pretext, it may be more difficult for the EPA to reduce greenhouse gases using regulatory authority to control emissions.
Increasing weather damage costs are not reliable evidence for climate change.
It's unwise to try to force consumer spending habits in defiance of the market.
You can support pre-K education and affordable child care and worry about climate change while understanding that policymakers need to get out of the way.
Only vehicles made in unionized U.S. factories qualify for the full amount.
Neal Stephenson's Termination Shock Is a Glorious Sci-Fi Vision of How To Respond to Global Warming, One Geoengineering Problem at a Time
In Stephenson's near-future novel, innovation, not legislation, is the best response to a changing climate.
The policies and technologies they reject as "false solutions" would actually work to mitigate climate change.
Planting trees as a partial solution to climate change has broad bipartisan appeal.
Plus: Administrative bloat conquers Yale, the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow wraps up, and more...
Meanwhile, the U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration is "a stage-managed nothingburger."
Top-down mandates will only slow down the energy transition.
China and Russia aren’t interested in bigger emissions cuts.