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  • Gas prices are down. Let's investigate!

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Monday, Dec. 8 ������ When gas prices soar, Americans wail. Inevitably Congress launches an "investigation" and discovers over and over...
  • In about face, Australia PM joins global climate fund

    Australia will contribute A$200 million over four years into a U.N. fund to help poor nations cope with global warming, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a major policy reversal for the embattled former climate-change skeptic. The pledge to...
  • Chicago aldermen back E15 gas at city pumps

    Chicago aldermen back E15 gas at city pumps
    Larger Chicago gas stations could have less than a year to start offering fuel with higher levels of ethanol under plan a key City Council committee endorsed Monday. The 11-5 vote by the Finance Committee came after hours of debate featuring such...
  • Chicago aldermen endorse higher ethanol push

    Chicago aldermen endorse higher ethanol push
    Larger Chicago gas stations could have less than a year to start offering fuel with higher levels of ethanol under a plan a key City Council committee endorsed Monday. The 11-5 vote by the Finance Committee came after hours of debate featuring such...
  • On fracking, O'Malley betrays his supposed principles

    On fracking, O'Malley betrays his supposed principles
    Wenonah Hauter's Dec. 3 op-ed, "There is no safe fracking, Mr. O'Malley," was exactly the kind of criticism that the O'Malley administration, and their self-proclaimed commitment to "protecting our environment" deserves. Opening Maryland to fracking...
  • Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain

    Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain
    Indians on the Peru-Brazil border say they continue to receive death threats from loggers after the murder of four local chiefs in a remote forest region overrun by illegal felling. The September slaying of Ashaninka leader Edwin Chota and three of his...
  • New Zealand invests $60 million in Skokie-based LanzaTech

    New Zealand invests $60 million in Skokie-based LanzaTech
    Skokie-based LanzaTech closed its fourth round of funding Monday with a $60 million investment by the New Zealand government. LanzaTech plans to revolutionize ethanol production with its gas-eating microbe which converts waste gases into useful chemicals...
  • Holding one's breath, GOP style

    Holding one's breath, GOP style
    Last month, the Obama administration announced tougher Clean Air Act rules intended to reduce ground-level ozone, the chief component of the smog that plagues the Baltimore-Washington area and much of the nation. With at least half the pollution blowing...
  • What universities really can do to fight climate change: A new proposal

    The movement to force university endowments to divest their holdings in fossil fuel companies -- coal, oil and gas -- has some obvious shortcomings: For one thing, the effort is relatively painless, since it's unlikely that the endowment returns will be...
  • Peru climate change talks slowed by clashes of rich and poor nations

    International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change. Convened by...
  • Kentucky, fearing impact of carbon power rule, urges EPA to rethink proposal

    WASHINGTON Officials with the state of Kentucky say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to rethink a carbon-pollution rule that could have the "most significant and far-reaching impact to environmental and energy policy that we have seen in...