Several EU nations, including Germany, depend on Russian gas. The Nord Stream pipeline reopens Thursday, but supply is uncertain.
South Africa has seen a boom in coal exports. But critics say European countries shouldn't keep feeding their coal habit.
Energy, food and rent were big drivers of the 9.1% inflation reading. Where are those numbers headed?
Countries are turning back to less expensive but carbon-heavy coal because of rising energy costs and Russia's war in Ukraine.
The price of coal has risen due to a surge in global demand. Still, signs point toward a continued decline for the U.S. coal sector.
Traditionally, when coal prices spike, many plants switch to natural gas. But with natural gas prices at record highs too, some power providers are at a loss.
In a new book, "Confronting Climate Gridlock," Rice University’s Daniel Cohan says technological innovation is only one piece of the puzzle.
Energy investors have profited as prices climbed. But companies hesitate to boost production, even though costs weigh on consumers.
The coal industry's decline over the last decade has made scaling up tough, even as prices surge.
The climate crisis has made it a necessity.