Thursday's energy & environment stories


Big Oil's climate earthquake

Illustration of a seismometer.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Americans are talking about climate action

DHS issues new cyber requirements for pipelines following Colonial hack

Colonial pipeline.
Photo: Logan CyrusAFP via Getty Images

Biden administration backs Trump-era Alaska oil drilling plans

Aerial view of Nuiqsut, AK on May 28, 2019.
An aerial view of Nuiqsut, Alaska, near the oil drilling project. Photo: Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Report: Earth may temporarily hit Paris climate limit in next 5 years

Boat dock sitting on dry land says "No Fishing."
Boat slips on a dried lake bed at Folsom Lake Marina during a drought in El Dorado Hills, California, on May 25. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
Ben Geman
Updated May 26, 2021 - Energy & Environment

In blow to Exxon management, climate activists install two new board members

Photo Illustration: Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Andrew Freedman
Updated May 26, 2021 - Energy & Environment

Dutch court orders Shell to cut its emissions in landmark ruling

Sign saying "Shell" in front of an oil refinery.
A Royal Dutch Shell Plc logo on a fence at the Shell Pernis refinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Shell reports first quarter earnings on April 29. (Peter Boer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Ford says it will invest $30 billion in electric vehicles by 2025

Ford's new electric F-150 Lightning outside of its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan on May 19.
Ford's new electric F-150 Lightning outside of its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan on May 19. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images

Rare climate bipartisanship emerges on carbon storage, air capture

Earth rolls up to the front of congress
Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios