A Wyoming decision to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing is an important step toward making the oil and gas drilling process more transparent, writes Tom Kenworthy.
Bracken Hendricks, Kate Gordon, and Tom Kenworthy outline a framework for addressing the current crisis in the gulf and rebuilding our energy future so that it never happens again.
It’s time for the federal government to step in and take command of the BP oil disaster response. Tom Kenworthy and Brad Johnson outline how.
New guidelines for drilling on public lands will help ensure we protect the environment while developing domestic energy sources, writes Tom Kenworthy
The future of Canada’s tar sands industry has direct implications for the United States, reports Tom Kenworthy.
Natural gas companies are fighting to prevent the federal government from knowing what potentially hazardous chemicals they use in fracking, write Sarah Collins and Tom Kenworthy.
Colorado has struck a deal with its largest utility, Xcel energy, to phase out coal plants in favor of natural gas in a potential clean energy game changer, writes Tom Kenworthy.
Oil and gas hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” deserves the scrutiny it’s receiving in Washington, argue Sarah Collins and Tom Kenworthy.
Bracken Hendricks and Tom Kenworthy show how a HOME STAR home retrofit program currently being crafted in Congress would benefit the economy.
Tom Kenworthy discusses Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s new approach to policing oil and gas drilling on public lands.
As Congress slowly moves forward on legislation to cut carbon pollution and put the nation on a cleaner and more sustainable energy path, farmers in Iowa and across the nation are being bombarded with conflicting messages about the likely costs.
Several studies show that farmers could significantly profit from an offset market, says Tom Kenworthy.
Agricultural lobbyists are once again trying to stop climate legislation that would benefit farmers, says Tom Kenworthy.
Do a Google query on the phrase “snail darter tiny fish” and the popular Internet search engine returns more than 21,000 entries. That wouldn’t surprise Cecil Andrus. Three decades ago when he was serving as Secretary of the Department of Interior, Andrus made a wry observation about the tale of the 2 and a half inch long perch that nearly stopped a federal dam project on the Little Tennessee River. It was, he said, “the only fish story I know of where the fish keeps getting smaller.”