By Scott Sonner | 12/12/13 09:37 AM
RENO, Nev. — Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains. The Western Governors' Association wants...
By Jonathan Fahey | 12/12/13 09:36 AM
NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution. The company's annual long-term energy outlook, released...
12/12/13 09:26 AM
Support for voluntary retirement of United Nations carbon credits at last month’s global climate talks is unlikely to dent a surplus that drove prices to record lows, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Envoys at the UN Conference of the Parties in Warsaw encouraged canceling...
By Ashe Schow | 12/11/13 02:39 PM
Sierra Club officials praised the planned closures of one-third of America's coal plants over the next decade, further promoting the “war on coal.” Rather than promote other forms of energy in an effort to compete coal out of the market, the Sierra Club seems to be more interested in...
By Zack Colman | 12/11/13 01:55 PM
John Podesta will recuse himself from the decision about the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in his new White House advisory role, a White House aide confirmed. The move will come as a blow to environmentalists who viewed the arrival of Podesta, a noted opponent of the controversial...
By Kevin McGill | 12/11/13 10:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a filing Tuesday, defense lawyers for Kurt Mix said prosecution questioning of witness Wilson...
12/11/13 10:13 AM
Rising shale-oil output increased domestic production to a 24-year high, helping shield the U.S. from interruptions in supply from Libya, Iraq and Iran.
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 04:18 PM
President Obama's appointment of Democratic adviser John Podesta, an opponent of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, to the White House could foretell a rejection of the controversial Canada-to-Texas pipeline, environmental groups said Tuesday. Podesta, former President Bill Clinton's chief of...
12/10/13 12:44 PM
The two countries decided to fast track the pipeline and formulate a road map to work out challenges, the ministry said. However, no details were given on how Pakistan plans to overcome the numerous problems associated with the project, such as funding and the risk of sanctions.
12/10/13 11:13 AM
PRATT, Kan. — A retired Army general who is now a lobbyist says a strong ethanol industry is critical to national security because it reduces U.S. reliance on foreign oil-producing countries.
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