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  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive built on a bright idea

    The gig: Lyndon Rive, 36, chief executive of SolarCity Corp., a company co-founded in 2006 with his older brother, Peter, that helped popularize a new direction in residential solar power development. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels...
  • Maverick investor faces legal pressure

    Maverick investor faces legal pressure
    Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage." Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
  • Public backs Keystone pipeline, power-plant emissions curbs, poll says

    Public backs Keystone pipeline, power-plant emissions curbs, poll says
    WASHINGTON -- In the debate over energy and climate change, the public continues to give support to both sides, according to a a new poll. By more than a 2-1 margin, respondents in a new Pew Research Center poll said they favor building the Keystone...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • Pricing Electricity By Demand Could Put Heat On Customers

    Pricing Electricity By Demand Could Put Heat On Customers
    With Connecticut sweltering through a heat wave this past week, I lectured my kids about conserving electricity — as I sat in front of the air conditioner. Because my job is to think about, and advocate for, Connecticut's electric customers, I...
  • World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says

    World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says
    Global energy consumption is expected to rise 56% by 2040 with a changing composition of energy sources, with China and India driving the rate increase far more than the rest of the world. According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information...
  • USDA improperly pays millions to dead farmers, audit finds

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has improperly paid millions of dollars in aid to thousands of farmers after they have died, according to a government audit. An inspection of the department's crop insurance, disaster assistance and conservation...
  • Assembly panel backs halt to fracking

    Assembly panel backs halt to fracking
    SACRAMENTO -- Plans to halt fracking in California advanced in the Legislature on Monday, when a key committee approved three measures that would prohibit the practice until the state can study it further. The votes were a victory for environmentalists,...
  • Eurozone's unemployment climbs to 12.1%, a fresh record high

    Eurozone's unemployment climbs to 12.1%, a fresh record high
    WASHINGTON -- The Eurozone's unemployment rate hit a record high of 12.1% in March as the region continued to struggle with recession, government officials said Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the 17-nation group topped the previous...
  • Brown, senator at odds over clean energy money

    SACRAMENTO -- Six months after voters approved new taxes to fund clean energy projects, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers remain at odds over how to spend the money on improving energy efficiency at public schools and community colleges. Brown, who is...