Oct 16, 2012 Today a 9th Circuit court in San Francisco hears arguments on the legality of California's, first in the nation, low carbon regulation for transport fuel. The case may determine whether California becomes the U.S. leader in climate litigation.
Oct 11, 2012 This week Mexican marines took out the leader of one of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs, the Zetas. There's some hope this might disrupt their reign of terror there and open up cross-border business and trade.
Oct 5, 2012 Dan Lungren, Ami Bera battle in targeted race that pits energy against the environment
Oct 3, 2012 The OPEC oil embargo nearly 40 years was a shock to the U.S. and its economy. But the long-term effects proved a shock to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members, who learned that oil and politics don't mix.
Oct 1, 2012 Civi war combatants mindful of the importance of oil on the economy, left infrastructure largely undamaged.
Oct 2, 2012 The U.S. can become less dependent on foreign oil, but it's still a part of the global oil market --and that means no insulation from oil price shocks.
Sep 18, 2012 An oil well may seem pretty useless when the light sweet crude stops flowing. In Texas, researchers and entrepreneurs see a chance to recycle old wells and create geothermal power.
Sep 10, 2012 Relatives of victims murdered in Mexico travel the U.S. to persuade gun dealers to stop selling assault weapons.
Sep 4, 2012 New initiatives aim to make home ownership and house building more affordable for millions more Mexicans.