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  • Ukraine's opposition celebrates as prime minister steps down

    Ukraine's opposition celebrates as prime minister steps down
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's political opposition celebrated the first major victory in its two-month-long standoff with the government as the country's prime minister tendered his resignation Tuesday. But the move appeared unlikely to end the crisis....
  • Ukrainian laws shackling protest spur condemnation, resignations

    Ukrainian laws shackling protest spur condemnation, resignations
    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday signed into law hastily approved measures to ban unauthorized protests, a move aimed at wiping out the remnants of a civic uprising against his rejection of closer ties with the European Union in favor of...
  • Armed forces see rise in renewable energy

    Armed forces see rise in renewable energy
    The use of clean energy technology has seen a sharp rise in military sites in the U.S., as the armed forces push into green sources of power around the country, a report said. The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. have looked for ways to reduce...
  • U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline

    U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline
    Carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s energy sector rose about 2% in 2013 after declining for several years, federal energy officials reported Monday. The reversal came because power plants last year burned more coal to generate electricity,...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles
    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet

    With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet
    SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet. Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet. The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
  • Global appetite for coal to grow through 2018, report says

    Global appetite for coal to grow through 2018, report says
    Despite grave concerns over its environmental effects, appetite for coal around the world will continue to grow through 2018, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. Efforts in China to rein in coal dependency will push down the pace...
  • Letters: Oil reform will help Mexico

    Re "Mexico's energy reform is the latest setback for leftists," Dec. 22 Though many Mexicans still feel resistant to allowing foreign companies to drill for oil in Mexico, the state-run Pemex today is hardly what President Lazaro Cardenas envisioned...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs clean energy pact with two states, Canadian province

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs clean energy pact with two states, Canadian province
    SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new pact Monday to formally align California's clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia. The agreement commits all four governments to work toward ways to put a...
  • Inflation remains in check as Fed considers reducing stimulus

    Inflation remains in check as Fed considers reducing stimulus
    WASHINGTON -- Prices surprisingly dipped in September, the first decline since the spring, indicating that inflation remains well in check as Federal Reserve policymakers meet to consider if they should reduce a key central bank stimulus effort. The...