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  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and gas industry and strengthening her argument to voters that her seniority is an asset.
  • Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move

    Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move
    Pitzer College, a liberal arts school in Claremont, has joined the vanguard of U.S. campuses deciding to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies as a statement of concern about global warming. Pitzer’s board of trustees recently voted to...

    U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.4% in 2012

    U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.4% in 2012
    Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped by 3.4% in 2012, federal environmental regulators reported Tuesday. The decline over the previous year was driven mostly by power plant operators switching from coal to natural gas, improvements in...

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
    Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was...

    Israel imposes more sanctions on Palestinians

    Israel imposes more sanctions on Palestinians
    JERUSALEM -- Israel imposed a series of economic sanctions against the Palestinians Thursday amid a deadlock in peace negotiations. Israel will not transfer to the Palestinians the tax revenue it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority and...