China's environment is feeling the wear and tear of the country's three-decade growth spurt. Decisions from a recent high-level meeting are the latest indication that it's no longer all about the economy.
Former energy secretary Steven Chu told Canadian business leaders to focus more on renewable energy and less on the Keystone XL pipeline when considering the future of the North American energy industry.
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Greg Abbott is Texas' leading candidate for governor in 2014, and will oversee a massive new state water plan if he wins. He has been drilling wells on his property to avoid conservation fees in order to keep his lawn green.
As nations gather in Poland to hash out a new U.N. climate treaty, a report shows that global carbon dioxide emissions are on track to set a new record -- putting the world on course for the catastrophic changes associated with the highest emissions scenario.
Japan greatly diminishes greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets to the dismay of countries now attending the annual UN climate conference. The announcement, blamed on the Fukushima nuclear crisis, spread a gloomy mood over the proceedings.
Thanks to technological advances in the extracting process, U.S. crude oil production is up and imports are down. Experts vary in opinion as to whether this is a short-term phenomenon or a long-term trend.