Friday's energy & environment stories


Great Barrier Reef areas show the highest coral cover in 36 years

This picture taken on March 7, 2022 shows the current condition of the coral on the Great Barrier Reef.
This picture shows the current condition of the coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Glenn Nichols/AFP via Getty Images

Senate energy bill could help U.S. carbon capture take flight

Crude oil is falling on signs of weak demand

Atlantic hurricane season still looks unusually active, NOAA warns

Satellite view of Hurricane Laura making landfall in Louisiana at night on August 27, 2020.
Satellite view of Hurricane Laura making landfall in Louisiana at night on August 27, 2020. (NOAA/NASA Earth Observatory)

Wildfire fighter Bridger Aerospace to go public via SPAC

Illustration of a weather thermometer on fire with a scorched top where the mercury has exploded.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Personal behavior — even Taylor Swift's — is a minor part of climate change

Photo illustration of Taylor Swift holding the Earth.
Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photo: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

Australia passes landmark climate bill to cut emissions by 43% by 2030

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks during the Garma Festival at Gulkula on July 30, 2022 in East Arnhem, Australia.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in northeast Arnhem Land in Australia's Northern Territory last week. Photo: Tamati Smith/Getty Images