Acid Rain: Causes, Effects and Solutions
Acid rain is any form of precipitation that contains acidic components, such as sulfuric or nitric acid. Acid rain affects nearly everything: plants, soil, trees, buildings and even statues.
America's Oil and Gas Industry Is on Pace for a Record Smashing Year in 2018
A gusher of oil and gas production has the country on pace to make history this year.
The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump
Two of the most monstrous regimes in human history came to power in the 20th century, and both were predicated on the violation and despoiling of truth, on the knowledge that cynicism and weariness and fear can make people susceptible to the lies and false promises of leaders bent on unconditional...
Soccer: France's road to the 2018 World Cup final
France's progression to Sunday's World Cup final, where they face Croatia as they target a second title to add to their victory on home soil in 1998, has included arguably the tournament's most boring and most exciting matches.
Even after Selmayr scandal EU is still accused of trying to cherry-pick job applicants
THE European Commission has become embroiled in yet another employment scandal with senior officials cherry-picking select candidates for lucrative jobs with European Union institutions, bypassing the usually challenging and lengthy process for everyone else.
As Supreme Court battle roils DC, suburban voters shrug
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — It stands to shift the direction of the nation’s highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump’s move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of some voters in the nation’s top political battlegrounds. Even among this year’s most prized voting bloc — educated suburban women — [...]
U.S. and Allies Consider Possible Oil-Reserve Release
The Trump administration is assessing whether to dip into the U.S.’s emergency oil stocks while it pushes other countries to boost their output amid rising prices.
Drought and Drone Reveal ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Signs of Ancient Henge in Ireland
A local photographer’s drone captured signs, exposed by drought conditions in the soil, of a 5,000-year-old monument in a field north of Dublin.
U.A.E. Backed Militia Bid to Control Libyan Oil Exports
United Arab Emirates officials have engaged in secret talks with a Libyan military commander seeking the Gulf state’s help in exporting Libya’s oil outside of United Nations-approved channels, Libyan, Emirati and European officials said.
Exxon, Once a 'Perfect Machine,' Is Running DryOlder articles »
The oil giant is struggling as the industry shifts and investors look elsewhere for profits. CEO Darren Woods’s plan to make a comeback by spending more on fossil-fuel projects has so far proved unpopular.