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Romania hits Canadian firm with $9m ‘retaliatory’ tax bill over gold...

Move comes after Gabriel Resources sues government for $4.4bn over failed bid to establish goldmine in Apuseni mountainsRomania has served a Canadian mining company...

Texas companies penalized in less than 3% of illegal air pollution...

Figure underscores need for federal oversight as the Trump administration seeks to slash the Environmental Protection Agencys budget and roll back rulesTexas companies involved...

Great Barrier Reef valued at $56bn as report warns it’s ‘too...

Deloitte Access Economics report says reef underpins 64,000 jobs and contributes $6.4bn to economy each yearA new report has valued the Great Barrier Reef...

Quitting Paris climate deal would threaten US security, UN chief warns

Antnio Guterres says exiting landmark accord would threaten US economy and society: If someone leaves a void, I guarantee someone will fill itThe UN...

Indian solar power prices hit record low, undercutting fossil fuels

Plummeting wholesale prices put the country on track to meet renewable energy targets set out in the Paris agreementWholesale solar power prices have reached...

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its ownersDutch officials...

Rex Tillerson won’t work on Keystone pipeline issues due to ExxonMobil...

Greenpeace argued that ExxonMobil, where secretary of state was CEO, would directly and predictably benefit from approval of multibillion-dollar pipelineThe US secretary of state,...

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans

New polling study also shows support for financial penalties for nations that refuse to be part of Paris climate deal, as Donald Trump has...

How talking to air conditioners could help prevent blackouts

An integrated energy grid could monitor power shortfalls, predict demand and respond accordingly, according to experts, although data will need to be sharedFor South...