The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
A fossilized ecosystem offers new evidence for life that once existed in seemingly uninhabitable places.
He's already promised to cut regulations on coal and shale right after he takes office.
VICE traveled to some of the most isolated drilling sites in Quebec to spend time with locals and find out how promises of gas and glory are affecting the tiny, hunting-based community in Anticosti.
Pre-election, the Conservative Party said it wouldn't allow drilling in sites of special scientific interest, but it just went ahead and granted licenses that cover 293 of them.
Newly declassified documents reveal the scope of the government’s full court press on the oil sands.
Will the Saudis keep oil prices low? And is cheap oil a good thing? That depends on how you feel about SUVs, the environment, Russia, Iran and the American shale industry.
The combination of an oversupply of crude in world markets and diminishing international economic growth and demand has brought high anxiety to countries that rely on oil exports.
A grassroots resistance movement has emerged to fight the introduction of fracking in the UK, and it appears to be gaining momentum throughout the country. VICE News travels to Blackpool, Lancashire, to see the fractivists in action.
There's never been a better time to be an energy-thirsty crime syndicate.
Mexican crime syndicates are using firetruck-sized drillers to bore literal drug pipelines under the border, but they're also profiting from another sort of pipeline.