America’s oil rush has left a toxic legacy: abandoned wells leaching pollutants into the atmosphere, ground and water. Millions lie scattered across the country, including so-called "orphans", whose original owners have either disappeared or gone bust.
Flaring, the controlled burning of unwanted natural gas during oil and gas recovery, is both wasteful and damaging to the environment. Moves are being made to curb the procedure, but how effective will they be?
30 years after Europe’s first offshore wind farm, the US is building its first industrial-scale offshore wind farm, 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, which will be home to the world’s most powerful wind turbines
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