Conservation & Green Economy
Critics called a labor
group's legal challenge to a San Jose high-rise an example of
"greenmail" abuse in which unions threaten builders with bogus claims to control
Old-growth California redwoods are experiencing a growth spurt the likes of which has
never been seen before, a climate research study revealed Wednesday.
Gasoline prices could shoot up if the Obama administration doesn't lower the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels that must be added to fuel, according to industry sources.
On the 10th anniversary of a power
outage that affected 50 million people in eight states and
parts of Canada, the Obama administration is warning that the power grid remains
at risk to global climate change.
Southern California Edison says its customers should help pay for the
shutdown costs for the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
After 100-plus years of domestic drilling, you'd think the oil and gas industry would have its technology in place. Not so. Companies are pushing into emerging technologies.
The presence of "cancer villages" along Huaihe River suggests Chinese
economic growth is taking a heavy toll on the environment, officials say.
Congress is infamous for pork, but goats are getting attention in Washington as a herd is set loose in the Congressional Cemetery.
Kansas is among the largest and fastest-growing wind energy markets in the country, according to a new government report.
A top Volkswagen official said the automaker's Chattanooga
plant will serve as the blueprint for new factories worldwide and has become a
benchmark for environmental efficiency.
The number of coal jobs in Kentucky continued falling in the
second quarter, hitting the lowest level since the state began
tracking that figure, according to a new state report.
California lakes are warming, sea levels are rising, wildfires are
spreading, and plants and animals are migrating to higher ground as climate changes take hold throughout the state, a new report says.
company has been licensed to sell U.S. natural gas overseas, renewing fears that
widespread exports could mean price speaks at home.
Attorneys fighting California's high-speed train
project in the San Joaquin Valley offered a look at the legal
intricacies of the system Tuesday.
A consumer group Tuesday sued the state of California over allegations that it is
allowing Boeing to demolish radiation-contaminated structures and dispose of the debris at sites not licensed to
receive radioactive waste.