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While the U.S. remains lukewarm about nuclear power, shutting down plants as much as it is opening new ones, the developing world is rapidly...

From recycling royalty to smart buildings, Stockholm mayor takes on climate change.

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Georgia Power defends early work at suspended reactor site.

Georgia Power is defending its decision to spend millions of dollars on a nuclear reactor site that has been suspended. Photo courtesy of Georgia...

Big Australian banks invest $7bn more in fossil fuels than renewables, says report.

ANZ, NAB, Commonwealth Bank and Westpac provided three times more for non-renewable than clean energy projects in 2016, says Market Forces <!--><!--><!--><!--> Australian banks continued to...

Zinke promises reorganization, fight against budget cuts.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke addresses employees on his second day in office. Photo by Pamela King. In his first all-employee address, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke...

Chevron warns it could face climate change lawsuits with future oil drilling potentially ‘economically...

In an industry first, one of the world’s biggest oil companies has warned it could face legal action over climate change. Chevron, the California-based multinational,...

How California utilities are managing excess solar power.

California utilities including PG&E Corp., Edison International and Sempra Energy are testing new ways to network solar panels, battery storage, two-way communication devices and...

VIDEO: In Appalachia, some hope for a future without coal.

Appalachia was once a booming region, with coal mining as the mainstay of its economy. But after the 1990s, coal production dipped to its lowest...

'Frack Master' facing criminal theft charges for failing to pay Rockwall County printer.

Federal regulators are suing to get Plano's famed "Frack Master" to repay investors tens of millions of dollars. But it's a $3,000 bill from...

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VIDEO: 'Difficult slog' ahead to undo Obama climate legacy, says former EPA chief.

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