| Nov 2, 2013
Re "Governor signs emissions pact with neighbors," Oct. 29
Gov. Jerry Brown is right to seek new ways to address climate change, but he's sabotaging his own efforts by greenlighting fracking for dirty oil in our state. The governor's support for...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Despite grave concerns over its environmental effects, appetite for coal around the world will continue to grow through 2018, according to a report from the International Energy Agency.
Efforts in China to rein in coal dependency will push down the pace...
| Nov 12, 2013
Although the U.S. consumes far more oil than any other country, Bloomberg News is reporting some good news; we're on track to energy self-sufficiency. According to the news agency, the U.S. could become the world's top oil producer by 2015,......
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:17 PM
For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark.
The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium.
| Mar 5, 2011
| 5:49 PM
Libyan government forces launched fierce attacks on the western rebel stronghold of Zawiyah on Saturday, while in the east, rebels advanced on Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte. Fighters in Zawiyah, just 50 km (30 miles) west of Tripoli, repelled two...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 1:50 PM
White House Chief of Staff William Daley said on Sunday the Obama administration was considering tapping into the U.S. strategic oil reserve as a way to help ease soaring oil prices. Speaking on NBC television's "Meet the Press," Daley said: "We are...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched counter-offensives against rebel-held towns on Sunday, increasing fears that Libya is heading for a civil war rather than the swift revolutions seen in Tunisia and Egypt. The Gaddafi government proclaimed...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising.
International Energy Agency chief...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:55 AM
An optimist might want to raise a glass as 2011 winds down. U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by New Year's Eve. The global AIDS pandemic is ebbing. And the U.S. unemployment rate dropped by nearly half a percent in November.
But an optimist would have to...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 3:29 PM
MUNICH (Reuters) - An Israeli raid on Iran's nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its ally's attack or not.
| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:16 AM
With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 having been enacted into law, Harford County has completed the legislative process of updating its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012 International Codes, commonly called I-Codes, prior to the...