The Trump administration has unveiled a proposal to permit oil and gas drilling in nearly all US waters. Environmentalists and many lawmakers, particularly in coastal US states, are sharply critical of the plan. For the oil industry, it’s a boon.
A study has found that 60 percent of international public finance in African energy goes to fossil fuels, compared to just 18 percent to cleaner alternatives. Are wealthy countries offshoring emissions?
Europe's fourth-biggest greenhouse gas polluter has given a boost to offshore wind power plans in the Baltic Sea. After its pro-coal rhetoric tarnished the Polish government's good name, Warsaw is looking to green up.
The Trump administration has announced plans to vastly expand offshore drilling. But state governors and conservationists have vowed to defend coastal communities and marine life.
Lebanon's Hezbollah has escalated the Mediterranean race for offshore gas and oil, threatening Israel and saying America is "not an honest broker." At issue is Lebanon's offshore search, which is disputed by Israel.
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