| Feb 11, 2012
| 4:11 PM
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear program.
He was speaking on the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic...
| Feb 27, 2012
Under international pressure over its nuclear ambitions, Iran is now threatening to take pre-emptive action, which could include disrupting oil supplies to the West. It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate — nor,...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:12 PM
Are you watching gas prices? The price per gallon has dropped 11-cents in the last two weeks and it looks like prices will continue to fall, maybe as much as 10-cents a gallon in the next few weeks.
The International Energy Agency's plan to sell 60-...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:16 AM
As the mortgage crisis continues to inundate the market with distressed properties, today's house hunter has no shortage of cheap, foreclosed homes to pick through. Despite all those deals in the previously-owned home market, consumers shouldn't...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level.
A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:55 AM
One of the story lines this mean election season is that the Obama Administration dumps billions on alternative fuel and electric vehicle/battery companies, which then go bankrupt. It's why the name Solyndra is probably not lost on you. ("Legitimate rape"...
| Sep 9, 2012
In the 1970s, clothing shoppers were advised in a popular advertising jingle from the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union to "look for the union label." In that same spirit, anyone shopping for an energy-efficient home today would be well-advised...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Harford Community College, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, is offering a course for certification as an International Code Council (ICC) residential energy inspector/plans examiner, the Harford County...
| May 19, 2012
| 11:24 AM
CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Iraq could overtake Russia as the world’s second-largest oil supplier behind Saudi Arabia by the 2030s, nearly tripling its current output, according to a report from the International Energy Agency.
In what the Paris-based group calls a “...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:55 AM
With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 enacted into law, any new one- and two-family dwellings will now have to be built with automatic residential fire sprinkler systems.
The bill was an update to its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012...