| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said.
It's a rite of spring as...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With domestic oil and gas production on the rise, net U.S. energy imports plunged last year to its lowest level in two decades, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Advances in technologies such as hydraulic fracturing drove net...
| 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,......
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Your editorial on the International Energy Agency's "World Energy Outlook Special Report: Redrawing the Climate Energy Map" was right on the money ("Climate change warnings," June 11).
Having read several books about the lead-up to World War II, it is...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
While many have long seen America as the global bad boy, everybody likes Canada. If Uncle Sam tucks his pack of Marlboros under his T-shirt sleeve and plays by his own rules, the Canadian moose -- or whatever their Uncle Sam equivalent is -- always...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:10 PM
This post has been corrected. See below for details.
The U.S. will become the world’s top producer of oil within five years, a net exporter of the fuel around 2030 and nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035, according to a new report from the...
| Aug 21, 2013
In a recent commentary ("The importance of Maryland's leadership on climate change," Aug. 18), former presidential adviser Carol M. Browner praised Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposals to reduce carbon pollution. But she curiously left no mention of shale...
| 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...