The U.S. Backs Off Nuclear Power. Georgia Wants to Keep Building Reactors.

Georgia Power has asked regulators to approve its proposal to complete two huge new reactors — the only nuclear units still under construction nationwide.

Federal Electricity Study Hints at Future Support for Coal

The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries.

Some Democrats See Tax Overhaul as a Path to Taxing Carbon

Two Senate Democrats are advocating a carbon tax plan that would cut the corporate tax rate as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

Students, Cities and States Take the Climate Fight to Court

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...