UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would push the United Nations Security Council to renew within days an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, setting the stage for a likely showdown with Russia.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, as President Trump recognized in a beautiful statement earlier this month, in which he renewed “our Nation’s strong commitment to promoting the health, well-being, and inherent dignity of all...Show More Summary
Cuba has been in life’s crosshairs of late after a hurricane, a U.S. State Department warning and the discussion of renewed restrictions, leaving travelers confused. To these three issues dogging the island nation, we may need to add a fourth that also may prove a deterrent to travel. Here’s a...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China expects to solve the problem of renewable energy waste by 2020, Liang Zhipeng, deputy director of the new energy and renewable energy department of the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a presentation at a conference on Monday.
STERLING, Va. (AP) — The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday, as the nation's top diplomat insisted that Trump has not undermined him even as he again...Show More Summary
Despite continued denial of global warming in some circles, former Vice President Al Gore told a national green energy conference in Las Vegas he's optimistic about growing bipartisan support for … Click to Continue »
The Latest on a national green energy conference in Las Vegas (all times local PDT): 2:35 p.m. Despite continued denial of global warming in some circles, former Vice President Al … Click to Continue »
A review of Europe’s top wind-powered countries seems to refute the idea that gas peaking capacity is required to balance out intermittent generation. But partly it’s because these high-wind nations have unique balancing acts, and partly...Show More Summary
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is among organizations celebrating Oct. 12 as National Farmers Day. RFA honors farmers for providing food, fuel and fiber for the nation and the world. According to new monthly U.S. Department of...Show More Summary
New Hampshire, home to some of the highest utility costs in the nation, could be fertile ground for community energy projects that promote lower-cost, renewable generation -- especially after investors in one shared solar array pioneered...Show More Summary
A new study from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies how much charging infrastructure would be needed in the United States to support various market growth scenarios for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs).
(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) A new study from the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory quantifies how much charging infrastructure would be needed in the United States to support various market growth scenarios for plug-in electric vehicles.
Massive infrastructure projects helped China double its solar capacity last year, making it now twice as big as the U.S. capacity. The Chinese government is subsidizing renewable energy as the nation tries to wean itself off coal, still its dominant power source and the reason for its notoriously toxic air. Ben Tracy reports.
A Texas company has asked state environmental regulators to allow crews to resume their hunt for oil beneath Big Cypress National Preserve in southwest Florida. Burnett Oil Co. was unable … Click to Continue »
President Trump is poised to announce over the coming days, that the landmark Iran nuclear agreement is no longer in the national interest of the United States. While the so-called “decertification” would not be the fatal blow to the...Show More Summary
(Weill Cornell Medicine) Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program to continue funding its multi-institutional Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) until 2022.
John Cassidy on how the National Rifle Association is responding to renewed calls for gun-control legislation in the wake of the attack in Las Vegas.
Today is the last day immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals protection can renew their two-year work permits. Next spring, Congress will decide the fate of the program, an Obama legacy that provided temporary deportation relief for 32,900 New Yorkers as of last month. Show More Summary
The Local Clean Energy Alliance is the California's Bay Area's membership-based organization working at the local, state, and national level to promote a clean energy future through the development and democratization of local renewable energy resources. Show More Summary
(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) A case study of the Barnett Shale region in Texas, where hydraulic fracturing was first implemented, for the first time provides quantifiable information on the life cycle land use of generating electricity from natural gas based on physical measurements instead of using assumptions and averages that were previously used for evaluation.