Environmental groups sue Biden to block oil and gas exploration permits

A polar bear and two cubs are seen on the coast of the Beaufort Sea within Area 1002 of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. US Fish and Wildlife Service | Reuters This week, a coalition of environmental groups sued the Biden administration in an effort to block more than 3,500 permit applications from energy companies … Read more

Ship owners seek CO2 relief when seas get too rough

Global shipping companies recently called on international maritime authorities to exclude pollution from their ships in bad weather from new regulations, a requirement that would apply nearly a third of the time in the Atlantic. But the attempt failed on Friday. Under international laws due to take effect in 2023, all large ships will be … Read more