Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira

The Trump Administration's Pro-Offshore Oil Drilling Stance is Ecological War On Alaska

Enabled by a ruthlessly pro-corporate GOP, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is hellbent on compromising public lands and threatening the ecological livelihood of local communities.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
Livable Planet

The Trump Administration Just Gave States Free Reign for Offshore Drilling, But You Can Fight Back

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke plans to open up almost all of the U.S. coast to offshore oil drilling—more than 90 percent of the continental shelf.
Kimberly Lawson
Fossil Fuels

Trump Wants to Open Nearly All US Offshore Waters to Drilling

The Trump administration unveiled an unprecedented blueprint for expanding oil and gas drilling in fragile waters.
Sarah Emerson
The Rundown

Organizers of the Women's March on Washington Have Targeted the NRA

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
Donald Trump

Obama Blocked Trump from Drilling the Arctic and Atlantic With This Obscure Law

In a preemptive move, President Obama invoked a little-known law to permanently keep oil and gas drilling out of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.
Sarah Emerson

These Scientists Say the US Should Ban Offshore Arctic Drilling Forever

The Obama Administration recently restricted all offshore Arctic drilling till at least 2022, but some scientists think it should never happen.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
Donald Trump

Why Voters Should Be Concerned About Clinton’s Environmental Promises

A fact check of Clinton’s speeches exposes contradictions between what she says and how she votes.
Sarah Emerson

The Coming Fight Over Oil Drilling in the Great Australian Bight

An Australian Senate committee is going to look at a proposal from BP asking for permission to drill for oil off the country's southern coast, and activists are gearing up to push back against the energy company.
Maddison Connaughton
Motherboard Blog

It's Decision Time for the Atlantic's Underwater Oil Reserves

Is the U.S. poised to allow seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic coast?
Michael Byrne

BP Is Set to Rape the Gulf, Again

Once wasn't enough.
Brian Anderson