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  • Obama to attend United Nations climate summit

    President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.

  • Project at Ky. coal plant to catch carbon dioxide

    HARRODSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Political leaders and researchers say a new project to capture carbon dioxide at a central Kentucky power plant is a crucial step to continue burning coal for electricity in a time of tougher environmental regulations. The $19.5 million testing facility under...

  • Senate confirms two members, including new chair, to electric grid regulator

    The arrangement assuages concerns among Republicans and some Democrats that Obama pick Norman Bay, who led the FERC's enforcement office but has never been a commissioner, lacked experience to head the body.

  • Report: Banana peels, leaves can cure global warming

    Solving the issue of methane and carbon emissions believed to cause global warming can be as easy as composting, according to a groundbreaking new report.

  • U.S., China strike climate-change agreements

    Secretary of State John Kerry hopes he has found a partner to take to the climate-change dance, and her name is China.

  • Coal company says Illinois rival breached deal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A leading U.S. coal company is suing a rival with which it shared confidential business plans during a deal that later fizzled, saying the competitor used the proprietary details to buy up land in southern Illinois to thwart the accuser's expansion plans. Murray Energy Corp.,...

  • 17 coal miners die after blast in west China

    BEIJING (AP) — Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday. The miners were trapped Saturday by the explosion at a mine 120 kilometers (70 miles) from Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region,...

  • America's response to Iraq should begin with approving Keystone XL

    With the lightning advance of ISIS' jihadist army to the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq is falling into chaos. The country's Shiites are mobilizing militias to fight the Sunni terrorists, while the nation faces a good possibility of some sort of Iranian intervention. Regardless of who ultimately...

  • Energy investments face a changing climate

    The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.

  • Obama's war on coal will cost U.S. $1 trillion in new technology growth

    In the nation's capital, our president appears to be leading a one-man parade of his own to force an ill-conceived emissions-reduction plan onto the American people in hopes other nations will follow.

  • Coal company uses glitch to swing for the fences against EPA rule

    A large coal company's petition against the EPA's proposed emissions rule for power plants is a legal swing for the fences, but a decades-old discrepancy in a technical amendment to the Clean Air Act might give it a chance.

  • The winner of Supreme Court's latest EPA ruling? Everyone and no one

    The jury's still out on whether Monday's Supreme Court ruling will have any effect on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from power plants.

  • Stop the Big Green mind-killer

    "Fear is the mind-killer," wrote Frank Herbert in his 1965 science fiction epic, Dune. With that melodramatic mantra as a guide, we can see how ugly, malicious and wrong the Big Green climate mafia is: It's making dead minds.

  • House panel hopes to air inconvenient truths about EPA's 'war on coal'

    President Obama wants to stake his legacy on fighting global warming even if he has to fake it, which he does. That inconvenient truth will get a hearing Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and it won't be pretty. The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, led by Rep. Ed Whitfield,...

  • Did the EPA Administrator admit to waging a 'war on coal'?

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared to agree Friday night that the agency is indeed fighting a “war on coal.” McCarthy, speaking with comedian Bill Maher on his HBO program, “Real Time,” was answering a direct question about whether the EPA’s “clean...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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