Energy

RSS Feed
NPR

Water, Soil And Radiation: Why Fukushima Will Take Decades To Clean Up

Five years after meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, progress has been made, but there's still plenty to do.
NPR

U.S., Canada Announce Shared Goals For Fighting Climate Change

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled goals for cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by more than 40 percent by 2025, among other ambitious targets.
NPR

Nuclear Plant Threatens Miami-Dade's Water. Mayor Says, 'This Isn't Flint'

A study shows excessive saltwater from Florida Power and Light's nuclear plant is threatening Biscayne Bay and the aquifer that supplies much of Miami's water.
NPR

Reinventing The American City: Steel Town Forges A New Future

The transformation of Pittsburgh echoes the triumphs and challenges of cities across the country where gentrification is changing neighborhoods after a generation of economic decline.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - March 4, 2016

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

NPR

Tribe Says Drilling Project Would Have 'Heartbreaking' Consequences

An energy company is heading to court for the right to drill in Montana, near Glacier National Park. But some Native Americans and environmental groups want to stop the long-delayed project.
NPR

Big Power Companies Hail Oregon Lawmakers' Approval Of Plan Phasing Out Coal

The legislation, which calls for big utilities to stop relying on coal by 2030, emerged from a January agreement between the companies and environmental advocates.
NPR

U.S. Fracking Industry Shocked By Death Of Pioneer Aubrey McClendon

David Greene talks to Russell Gold, author of The Boom, about Aubrey McClendon, ex-CEO of Chesapeake Energy. He died in a car crash a day after being indicted for allegedly violating anti-trust laws.
WAMU 88.5

LISTEN: What's Next For The Proposed Pepco-Exelon Deal

WAMU 88.5 reporter Patrick Madden talks with All Things Considered host Jonathan Wilson about what took the proposed Pepco-Exelon merger off track, and what might be ahead for the deal between the two power companies.

NPR

Indicted Ex-Oil CEO Aubrey McClendon Dies In Car Crash

Aubrey McClendon, one of the pioneers of the shale oil revolution in the U.S. died in a car crash Wednesday at age 56 years. McClendon was indicted Tuesday on charges he conspired to rig the bidding process on oil and gas leases in Oklahoma.

Pages