Democrats have the opportunity to reshape the pipeline approval process to account for climate impacts.
The executive order directs federal agencies to identify climate risks and set disclosure rules for private industry and finance.
Coal mining firms haven’t set aside enough money to cover their own cleanup costs, according to environmental groups.
Adding clean energy capacity at unprecedented rates and halting all fossil fuel investment could avert the worst climate change impacts — if governments can commit to action.
U.S. coal shipments hit new lows in 2020, according to new data.
Wildfire liability financing under scrutiny in California could presage efforts in other states to offset costs of coal plant retirements and climate-change mitigations.
A long-running policy battle over the country’s biggest capacity market appears to be nearing an end. What the replacement policy will look like remains an open question.