"The Interior Department on Tuesday withdrew a Trump-era rule that was expected to make it cheaper for industry to drill on federally owned lands and in public waters."
Economy & Business
"Ten years since the Fukushima disaster, expensive nuclear energy plants are being shut down across the world as renewable power prices plummet."
"Firms say what’s underneath the Salton Sea could fuel a green-energy boom. But struggling residents have heard such claims before".
"Texas oil and gas regulators make big bucks from the industries they oversee and fail to recuse themselves when arbitrating conflicts or determining penalties for companies they’ve invested in, according to a new report."
"PennEast Pipeline said on Monday it would stop developing a proposed pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, the latest in a series of natural gas lines to run aground due to legal and regulatory challenges."
"Ford Motor Co. said it would go big on electric vehicles and last night explained what that means: two new factories in the Southeast to make legions of batteries and up to a million electric pickup trucks a year."
"New federal flood insurance rates that better reflect the real risks of climate change are coming. For some, premiums will rise sharply."
"The Wyss Foundation and eight other philanthropic organizations pledged Wednesday to give $5 billion by 2030 to protect biodiversity around the planet, the largest-ever private gift for conservation."
"Russian Arctic oil is moving north into territories previously untouched by man. The latests lands up for industrial expansion might be the shorelines and delta areas of several Arctic rivers and bays."
"Nations, companies and foundations pledged billions of dollars to feed the world in connection with an ambitious United Nations food summit Thursday, while some grassroots anti-hunger groups and food experts blasted the event as too corporate, tech-focused and top-down."