Environment

Steam rises from the cooling towers of the coal-fired power plant at Duke Energy’s Crystal River Energy Complex in Crystal River, Florida, U.S., March 26, 2021. Dane Rhys | Reuters On Thursday, the Supreme Court changed the rules of the game in the race to limit global warming by constricting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority
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With more than 19,000 virtual currencies in existence, the cryptocurrency industry has likened the current state of the market to the early years of the internet. Industry players said however that most of these coins will collapse. Nurphoto | Getty Images Digital asset brokerage Voyager Digital has paused all customer trading, deposits, withdrawals and loyalty
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‘Bitcoin Family’ opens a bitcoin beach bar in Lagos, Portugal Didi Taihuttu The “Bitcoin Family” is down more than $1 million on their bitcoin investment since the world’s most popular digital coin peaked at around $69,000 in Nov. 2021 — but patriarch Didi Taihuttu is as bullish as ever. “I’m buying bitcoin daily,” Taihuttu told
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A visitor (R) learns about huaneng’s high-temperature gas-cooled reactor model at the China International Nuclear Power Industry and Equipment Exhibition 2021 in Yantai, Shandong Province, China, Oct. 19, 2021. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images Nuclear power could be a dominant player in the next-generation clean energy landscape, but that will require concerted
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Bitcoin just finished its worst month since May 2021, losing more than 38% of its value in June, as of Thursday afternoon. Ether, the world’s second biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, ended the same period down by about 47%. Though weakness in the digital assets sector is part of a broader flight from risk, confidence in the crypto market,
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A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Summer’s here, and it’s a hot one.  Forecasts from the Farmers’ Almanac, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Weather Company
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A drilling rig at a gas processing facility, operated by Gazprom. Maxim Shemetov | Reuters The European Union’s best shot at replacing Russian gas imports this year is likely to miss the mark, analysts predict, exerting further pressure on the region’s economy. The EU plans to replace two-thirds of Russian gas imports by the end
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In this article XOM Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods warns that an abrupt transition to renewable energy will cause society to “pay a high price.” The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is currently nearly $5, causing strife for all drivers, according to AAA. In an interview with CNBC’s David Faber, Woods cautioned
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President Joe Biden remarks on efforts to lower high gas prices at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2022. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden has called on Congress to put a three-month federal gas tax holiday in place to help ease the financial pain drivers
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