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Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

The economics of Keystone in an era of cheap oil

Jan 6, 2015
Pipeline is at top of agenda of Republican-controlled Congress. Why?
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, cheap oil

A polar bear capital fears a bearless future

Jan 5, 2015
Churchill, Manitoba, counts on income from tourists who come to see the bears.
Posted In: polar bears, tourism, seasonal impacts

In need of a white Christmas? Head to Hawaii

Dec 25, 2014
A rare blizzard is leaving snow on the islands.
Posted In: snow, Hawaii, Christmas

Oilman bets prices will rise – and loses big

Dec 19, 2014
Billionaire oil producer Harold Hamm predicted a "pretty quick" recovery for prices.
Posted In: big oil, oil prices, cheap oil
Pumpjacks and wells are at work in an oil field near McKittrick, California.

The future of oil and gas after the boom

Dec 18, 2014
The price of oil is dropping. Good news or bad news?
Posted In: Oil, gas
Anti-fracking demonstrators protest in New York City.

New York is first state to ban fracking

Dec 17, 2014
Kai sits down with Marketplace's Scott Tong to talk fracking.
Posted In: fracking, New York, Oil
Ecovative's mushroom material uses mushroom roots and recycled farm waste to grow packaging, furniture and even surfboards.

Growing Styrofoam out of mushrooms

Dec 12, 2014
Ecovative uses mushrooms and farm waste to grow replacements for soft plastics.
Posted In: Agriculture; recycling
Miguel Arias Canete, EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, participates in a panel Wednesday in Lima.

At climate change meeting, poor countries step forward

Dec 10, 2014
More developing countries are making the commitment to fight emissions.
Posted In: climate change, UN, UN climate conference

OPEC is stuck between lots of oil and a hard place

Nov 27, 2014
With oil prices falling, the group will have to give up market share or profits.
Posted In: oil prices, OPEC

Supreme Court to hear case on plant emission rules

Nov 26, 2014
It's the EPA vs. Industry in a battle of cost versus benefit.
Posted In: carbon emissions, coal plants, EPA

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