Irma has left up to 15 million people in Florida without electricity. Restoring service could be the most complex operation of its kind in United States history.
Georgia Power has asked regulators to approve its proposal to complete two huge new reactors — the only nuclear units still under construction nationwide.
The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries.
A new paper argues that Exxon Mobil “contributed quietly to the science” of climate change “and loudly to raising doubts about it.”
Two Senate Democrats are advocating a carbon tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate as well as greenhouse gas emissions.
By JOHN SCHWARTZ August 10, 2017 Can the courts fix climate change? Several groups and individuals around the United States have gone to court to try to do what the Trump administration has so far declined to do: confront the causes and effects of global...