BEIJING, Aug 21- The Beijing municipal government will add 120 companies to its emissions trading scheme from 2014, bringing in sectors like public transport in a bid to strengthen control over the city's rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions.» Read More
Southern California wildfires moved 6 miles closer Wednesday to two nuclear reactors at the San Onofre power plant in northern San Diego County, but the utility that operates it says it is not in imminent danger.
With U.S. consumers facing higher heating costs this winter, a new government Web site gives homeowners specific, customized recommendations on how to cut their energy use and save on utility bills.
Oil fell Tuesday, as concerns about U.S. economic health and signs OPEC was ramping up output pulled prices further from the record above $90 struck last week.
An epic wave of fast-moving wildfires engulfed a massive swath of southern California on Monday, destroying hundreds of homes as more than 250,000 people were told to evacuate from neighborhoods, schools and hospitals.
Oil fell sharply toward $87 per barrel Monday, as part of a broad-based commodities sell-off on concerns over the health of the U.S. economy and a recovery in the U.S. dollar.
Opponents of coal-fired power plants say they were given a new weapon last week when Kansas became the first state to reject a coal-fired power plant solely on the basis of the health risks created by carbon dioxide emissions.
California will sue the Environmental Protection Agency next week in the state's bid to crack down on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, a spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Saturday.
Oil edged downward, after surging to a record high above $90 per barrel earlier on Friday. Boone Pickens offered CNBC his insights.
Arch Coal Friday that third-quarter profit fell 46 percent as a result of production cuts, missing Wall Street forecasts, but the miner said market conditions were improving.
Solar power could be the world's number one electricity source by the end of the century, but until now its role has been negligible as producers wait for price parity with fossil fuels, industry leaders say.
Oil prices extended a record rally to more than $89 a barrel on Thursday, supported byrecord weakness in the dollar, lingering geopolitical worries and tight inventories heading into winter.
Government efforts to tackle climate change are creating a "megatrend" investment opportunity that should tempt even those sceptical about the nature and pace of global warming, Deutsche Bank analysts said on Thursday.
Oil's record rally stalled on Wednesday, after an OPEC minister said the group could not rule out another output hike to cool the red-hot market and may call a formal meeting next month in Saudi Arabia.
There is a quiet battle for the future of this industrial town, one of America's most polluted places.
Oil closed at a record high, but below a new intraday peak established Tuesday, as investors watching supply concerns and tensions in northern Iraq extended the nine-dollar rally that started last week.
Oil zoomed to an all-time high of $86.13 a barrel, propelled by robust demand from booming commodity markets and fresh geopolitical worries.
I’d like to thank the folks in Norway for choosing to announce Al Gore’s Nobel Prize win today, as opposed to say next Friday or last Friday. For months now, I’ve been pitching a story on the Solar Decathlon, a competition going on now on the National Mall that happens every two years and brings students from universities in the U.S. and Canada together to show off the best and brightest in green building.
Former US Vice President Al Gore and the UN climate panel shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for raising awareness of the threat of global warming.
World oil demand will grow more slowly than expected in the fourth quarter as record-high oil prices prompt some consumers to seek alternatives, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.
When it comes to solving the fossil fuel crisis, it seems like every silver lining comes accompanied by a dark cloud.