May 14, 2013 A new report says North America will once again dominate fossil fuel production
May 2, 2013 In his new book "The Power Surge," Michael Levi says ending our dependence on foreign oil won't solve all our energy and economic woes.
May 2, 2013 President Obama visits Mexico today and will hold talks with President Enrique Pena de Nieto. Among the likely topics: Mexico's vast oil and gas reserves. Production could increase with foreign funding, but that is a touchy move in Mexico.
Apr 18, 2013 Small communities are fighting to get fertilizer factories to locate nearby. After the West, Texas, explosion, some people who live near proposed plants are reconsidering the risk.
Apr 18, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why commodity prices are falling and how the U.S. economy could benefit.
Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 18, 2013 China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution, contaminating the nation's food supply. The story of one so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 4, 2013 The latest oil spill in Arkansas has environmentalists up in arms over how Big Oil transports their product.