Tuesday's energy & environment stories


Chile's future government will fall on a political extreme

A voter casts her ballot during national elections on November 21, 2021 in Arica, Chile.
A voter casts her ballot during national elections on Nov. 21, 2021 in Arica, Chile. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
Ben Geman
Nov 23, 2021 - Technology

GM plunges into electric marine transport

A boat in the water
Photo courtesy of Pure Watercraft

What's next for the Fed on climate change

Photo illustration of Jerome Powell wearing a green MAGA hat with the stitched phrase "Make America Green Again"
Photo illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios. Getty Images photos: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP and Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket

U.S. to release 50 million barrels of oil from strategic reserve

Biden speaking from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 22.
Biden speaking from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 22. Photo: Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images

British Columbia bracing for "parade of storms" amid flood recovery

 Satellite images taken last Friday of flooding in Sumas Prairie to the east of Abbotsford.
Satellite images taken last Friday of flooding in Sumas Prairie to the east of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, near the border with the U.S. Photo: Maxar Technologies

Study casts doubt on climate emissions pledge estimates

Flooding in British Columbia after a major storm struck the region.
In an aerial view, floodwaters surround homes and farms on Nov. 20 in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

U.S. fuel economy hits record high but falls short of policymakers' hopes

Fuel efficiency progress "is stalling" because of growth of SUVs

Ben Geman
Nov 22, 2021 - Politics & Policy

The murky future of Biden's climate agenda in the Senate

Illustration of the Earth looming over the Capitol dome.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios