Environment

As Jennifer Sensiba and others have been pointing out recently, rural areas need electric vehicle charging stations too. Electrify America is stomping across the country building out a large ultrafast charging network, and it has clearly learned a great deal about these needs and the challenges serving these needs in the process. One challenge in
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Wind turbines in waters off the coast of Kent, England. Chris Laurens/Construction Photography/Avalon | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The European offshore wind sector attracted over 26 billion euros (around $31.7 billion) of investment last year, a record amount, according to the latest figures from industry body WindEurope. In an announcement Monday, the Brussels-based organization
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Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive officer of Total SA, speaks during the Europlace Infraweek conference at the French Finance Ministry in Paris, France, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Nathan Laine | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The chief executive of French oil major Total called on governments to explain the cost of carbon neutrality pledges, urging
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Black History Month here in America is really important, because it sheds light on the stories of many African Americans who have fought for justice — whether fighting slavery and for freedom, or fighting for voting rights and equal rights, or fighting for the right to just be seen as human. It’s terrible what African
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The International Monetary Fund has raised its economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa region’s growth in 2020 by 1.2 percentage points to an overall contraction of 3.8%, showing that despite some progress since the coronavirus pandemic began, it’s still been a brutal year by any account.    Recovery
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Fuel prices are displayed at an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil endured a dreadful year by virtually every measure in 2020. The Irving, Texas-based company reported four consecutive quarters of losses, incurred the biggest write-down
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