By Karl Ritter | 11/25/13 08:24 AM
WARSAW, Poland — After another U.N. climate conference gave only modest results, European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard says the process needs to provide a "substantial answer" to global warming in two years to remain relevant.
By Jonathan Fahey | 11/25/13 08:22 AM
NEW YORK — Oil prices could be headed lower after the preliminary nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, even though it does not loosen sanctions on Iran's oil exports.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:06 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — About three dozen health departments and other local agencies that usually receive state funding to monitor their beach waters for bacterial contamination won't get any money next year because the lion's share will go to one county. A budget bill approved by the...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 10:38 AM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The outgoing leader of the New Jersey Assembly says it's important that legislators figure out how to replenish the depleted open space fund before the end of the year, but there appears to be no consensus on how to fund the land acquisition program long-term. Assembly...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
11/23/13 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities. Under the settlement Friday, North Carolina-based Duke Energy...
By Ron Arnold | 11/22/13 07:26 PM
Second of two parts When Interfaith Power and Light – an aggressive, religious, climate change campaign – recently co-hosted a prayer session outside the Environmental Protection Agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters to bless the agency's carbon regulations, it could be seen as mere...
By Zack Colman | 11/22/13 06:11 PM
The Energy Department is taking a $139 million loss on a loan to struggling electric car-maker Fisker Automotive after it found an investor to take a portion of an outstanding loan. The agreement between the Energy Department and Hybrid Technology reached Friday is a step in an eventual deal...
By Zack Colman | 11/22/13 04:27 PM
Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate, opening new sea lanes for commerce, exposing more areas for oil and gas drilling, and putting coastal communities at risk as oceans rise, Hagel said at the Halifax International Security Forum.
By Lolita C. Baldor | 11/22/13 08:53 AM
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — The U.S. military is looking for ways to expand operations in the vast waters of the Arctic as melting ice caps open sea lanes and other nations such as Russia compete for the lucrative oil and gas deposits. But the effort will take money and resources to fill the broad...
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