Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic
The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
500-Million-Year-Old Worm ‘Superhighway’ Found Hidden in the Mountains
A fossilized ecosystem offers new evidence for life that once existed in seemingly uninhabitable places.
How Trump Can Dismantle 10 Years of Fossil Fuel Regulations in 100 Days
He's already promised to cut regulations on coal and shale right after he takes office.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
The Hunt for Shale Gas on Quebec's Deer-Infested Island, Anticosti
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.
The UK Government's Broken Promise on Fracking Could Devastate the Country’s Rare Wildlife
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.
The Canadian Government Paid $1M for Research to Promote the Tar Sands
Newly declassified documents reveal the scope of the government’s full court press on the oil sands.
After Saudi Shake Up, Oil Watchers Want to Know What's Next
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.
Low Oil Prices in the New Year Are Screwing Petrostates
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.
Mining the Largest Shale-Gas Reserve in the Northern Hemisphere
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.
The End of Fracking Is Closer Than You Think
It's doubtful that America can develop a long-term energy policy on the assumption that fossil fuel extraction will continue at current levels.
Robert S. Eshelman
The One Thing Standing Between Mexico and Fracking? Cartels
There's never been a better time to be an energy-thirsty crime syndicate.
Mexican Cartels Are Getting Into the Oil Business, and Business Is Booming
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.