After years of intense lobbying from Canadian fossil fuel interests and government officials, the European Union has abandoned plans to label Canadian tar sands, or oil sands, as dirtier than other forms of crude oil.
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Federal regulators just approved a very controversial LNG export terminal. It would be the closest to the Appalachian-based Marcellus Shale, the largest natural gas producing region in the United States.
As Tuesday's United Nations summit wrapped up, there were an array of pledges to reduce carbon emissions and help fund green programs, but what did the world's largest GHG emitter -- China -- have to say?