Apr 29, 2013 The vote, which will restrict the use of certain types of pesticides for two years unless decisive new information becomes available, is an effort to protect the dwindling honeybee population.
Apr 26, 2013 Yes, it's Arbor Day again. Don't hug a tree, plant one. Or, calculate the value of what a tree is doing for the environment.
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.
Mar 29, 2013 Oil companies say new EPA rules on sulfur levels in gas will increase prices several cents a gallon, but higher refining costs could play out many ways.
Mar 15, 2013 President Obama highlights his energy policy at an event in Illinois today. What’s that policy, and will it get more attention in the second term than it did in the first?
Mar 4, 2013 As the second week of testimony begins in BP's civil trial for damages in the Gulf oil spill, a settlement is still possible. Once evidence is presented in earnest, though, lines harden and chances diminish.
Feb 25, 2013 The civil suit will determine the degree of BP's responsibility for the oil spill two years ago, which will help determine the size of damages.
Feb 22, 2013 The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Feb 18, 2013 The European parliament is voting to halt new carbon permits in an effort to drive up the price of emissions, but will the tinkering hurt the credibility of the carbon trading system?