The climate change talks in Lima, Peru, which were suspended last week after diplomats failed to reach any consensus, were powered entirely by diesel generators after organizers decided solar panels would be too unreliable, according to a report by The Telegraph.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, wants the Department of Justice and Department of Transportation to investigate why airline fares are so high even as gas prices are falling across the country and airlines are raking in billions in profits.
Detroit’s schools, jails and government buildings were plunged into darkness Tuesday in a massive power failure that spread across the city for at least two hours.
Hillary Clinton’s refusal to even mention the Keystone XL pipeline — let alone take a public position on the project — during a high-profile speech Monday night underscores the mystery surrounding her energy platform, with both environmentalists and coal advocates believing the former secretary of state could be an ally of theirs if she seeks the White House in 2016.
President Obama has received plenty of credit from environmentalists — along with heavy bipartisan criticism — for his dramatic actions to fight climate change, but the fate of his agenda rests largely with his White House successor.