Margrethe Vestager

Europe is not afraid to regulate Big Tech. EU Competition Commissioner Vestager explains why.


The struggle between tech companies and government regulators continues. In many ways, Europe is ahead of policing high-tech companies.

Under a new carbon offset program that is gaining popularity in Congress, oil and gas companies — and other manufacturers of products involving — fossil fuel would have to pay $40 for every ton of carbon emitted into the atmosphere.

New carbon offset program may have the bipartisan support it needs on Capitol Hill

The West Virginia State Capitol building in Charleston sits on the Kanawha River, which is fed in part by the Elk River — the main water supply for nearly 300,000 of the state's residents.

Documentary uncovers contaminated truths behind water crisis in West Virginia, other locations

A German scientist stands in front of shelves of wood samples

How German ‘wood detectives’ protect endangered species

Under the new federal fracking rules, wastewater must be managed onsite and in closed tanks, not in the open pits seen here.

Fracking is about to change, and almost no one is happy about it