Stephanie Joyce

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Displaced By War, A New Apartment Means Leaving Friends Behind

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The government of the Republic of Georgia, resettled those displaced by war in crumbling apartments. Now that they're getting new homes, what happens to the sense of community that survivors forged?


Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

Monday, May 29, 2017

Thousands displaced by conflict have been living for years in crumbling, unsafe apartments. At a recent protest, some sewed their lips shut; others threatened to set themselves on fire.


Along A Shifting Border, Georgia And Russia Maintain An Uneasy Peace

Monday, March 13, 2017

In 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war for five days over South Ossetia. The conflict remains unresolved as Russia builds what it calls a new international border between this region and Georgia.


Frozen Conflicts And Disputed Borders Create Uncertainty In Russia's Shadow

Monday, March 13, 2017

In 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war over South Ossetia. The territory is controlled by Russia, and Russia decides where the border is. Towns have been split in half, divided by barbed wire.


Trump's Victory Elevates Hopes For People In Coal Country

Friday, November 11, 2016

Coal country is celebrating Donald Trump's victory. Support for Trump was strong from Appalachia to Wyoming, and now that he has been elected, people have high hopes about what he, and the Republican Congress, can do to turn around coal's fortunes.


Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Obama Power-Plant Emissions Rule

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on carbon emissions faces a test in court on Tuesday. An appeals court is hearing arguments on regulations announced last year.


Western States Face Challenges Cleaning Up After Coal Mining

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Coal companies in the West have mined an area the size of New York City — more than 400 square miles. Now they have to clean it up, and it's given rise to a whole new reclamation economy.


Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Friday, July 22, 2016

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.


Who's In Charge? Getting Western States To Agree On Sharing Renewable Energy

Monday, June 06, 2016

California has so much solar energy that some days, there's too much. One solution is to join forces across state borders. But in the West, that's sparking some not-so-neighborly opposition.


Danger Below? New Properties Hide Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells

Monday, May 30, 2016

Around the country, houses, schools and shopping centers are being built on old oil and gas fields — and hidden underground are millions of abandoned wells that are not monitored for leaks.


Coal Country Reacts To Supreme Court Stay On Obama Clean Power Plan

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has put a hold on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which would significantly regulate coal, after 27 states sued over the proposal. Among them was W...


Administration Announces Temporary Freeze On Federal Land Mining Leases

Monday, January 18, 2016

Last week, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a moratorium on new coal leases on federal land while the department considers a comprehensive overhaul to the U.S. coal program.


More Bad News For Coal Mine-Reliant States

Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Cheap Oil Complicates The Paris Climate Accord

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Less than a month after reaching an environmental agreement in Paris, Congress voted to lift the ban on oil exports that has been in place since the 1970s.


With Abandoned Gas Wells, States Are Left With The Cleanup Bill

Monday, October 19, 2015

The bust of the coal-bed methane industry has left Wyoming responsible for the exorbitant cost of plugging thousands of wells. The price tag for dealing with deep oil and gas wells may be even higher.


Wyoming Boom Town Worries Less Demand For Coal Will Darken Its Future

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

In Wyoming, the coal mining town of Gillette is booming. But under the Obama administration's new regulations for carbon emissions from power plants, demand for coal is expected to plummet.


Will Obama's Climate Legacy Last?

Monday, August 03, 2015

President Obama will announce new rules today for carbon emissions from power plants, but more than a dozen conservative states and the coal industry are scrambling to fight back.

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Low Gas Prices Haven't Slowed Domestic Drilling — Yet

Sunday, November 09, 2014

With gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon, motorists have plenty to celebrate. But people in oil-producing states, where low prices mean fewer jobs and less government revenue, are starting to worry.


Wanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With Hands

Friday, October 24, 2014

Wind power is a growing part of the energy mix in the United States. And more wind turbines means there are new jobs for people to install and repair them. The job requires a unique skill set.


U.S. Energy Boom Spurs Massive Demand For New Pipelines

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The United States has enough oil pipeline to wrap around the Earth more than a hundred times. But those 2.6 million miles of pipeline were built for a different era, and more pipeline...