President Obama and his Indian counterpart pledged Tuesday to cooperate on nuclear energy, but specialists say Indian liability laws have made progress virtually impossible and have rendered moot a landmark 2008 agreement between the two countries.
President Obama used his executive powers Thursday to create the world’s largest marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean, banning fishing and energy exploration in a territory three times the size of California.
A part of the $800 billion stimulus package that President Obama pushed through Congress in 2009 was aimed at reducing diesel emissions and helping the environment, but a big chunk of it may have gone up in smoke, according to a new internal audit.
A trio of environmental groups joined forces to sue the Department of Transportation, alleging the agency failed to respond to their petition to ban the use of DOT 111 — an older rail car model — to ship flammable crude oil.
The World Meteorological Organization warned this week that concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached a new high last year, but critics of climate change alarmism say that’s not necessarily a bad thing but instead a reflection of economic progress around the world.