By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 11:41 AM
The Obama administration's strategy for inking a climate change deal would involve voluntary pledges and binding commitments from a 1992 treaty that wouldn't require Senate ratification, according to a report.
By Zack Colman | 08/25/14 05:46 PM
The federal government used sound methods to develop its updated "social cost of carbon," a tool used to measure damages inflicted by rising carbon pollution, according to the Government Accountability Office.
08/21/14 04:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal. CEO Bill Johnson said the $975...
08/15/14 05:15 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An aging coal-fired power plant that Indianapolis' utility company had faced growing pressure to retire will be converted to cleaner-burning natural gas if state regulators endorse a revised plan the company announced Friday. Indianapolis Power & Light President and CEO...
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 05:04 PM
The "social cost of carbon" has sparked criticism from the Right because they say it inflates the perceived benefits from regulating greenhouse gases.
By Zack Colman | 08/07/14 05:31 PM
The Democrat will leave the five-member board Aug. 20 to take a job with the Agriculture Department in Rome.
08/07/14 11:16 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced on Tuesday that Oklahoma and a coalition of 11 other states filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency seeking the invalidation of a 2011 settlement. In 2011, the EPA agreed to a settlement...
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 06:35 PM
If there is a lab to test the "all of the above" approach to energy, it's Africa. And the results of that experiment could have profound implications for climate change.
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:06 PM
Obama said the Power Africa effort has been so successful that the White House is tripling the goal to 30,000 megawatts, enough to power 60 million homes.
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 10:41 AM
Beijing will stop using coal for electricity in six main districts by 2020, according to state-run media agency Xinhua.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:52 PM
President Obama named Cheryl LaFleur chairwoman of the nation's electric grid regulator for a nine-month term, honoring a deal between Senate Democrats and the White House.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:23 PM
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray circulated a memo Friday outlining talking points for Democrats to use about how climate change affects federal spending and budgeting.
By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 06:41 PM
The White House and supportive Democrats tout the administration's climate strategy as a financial winner, while opponents argue it would hit people's pocketbooks and reduce electric grid reliability.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 04:51 PM
Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.
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