California industries are buying offsets in lieu of purchasing carbon allowances or reducing carbon emissions, and most of the offsets are spent out-of-state, assisting the recipients economically as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Aug 21, 2015 KQED: California Report
On the heels of President Obama's Clean Power Plan rule that reduces carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the new rule focuses on the other major greenhouse gas, methane, and rather than coal, it is focused on oil and gas drilling.
Aug 20, 2015 The Atlantic
A Houston Chronicle business columnist argues in defense of the Obama Administration's new environmental rules.
Aug 18, 2015 Houston Chronicle
A bill working its way through the California State Legislature would require the state to reduce petroleum its consumption by half in 15 years. CALmatters, a nonprofit journalism venture, seeks to find out if it is even possible.
Aug 13, 2015 Daily Democrat
The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's released a report that raises the threat level on the trend of earthquakes in areas around Oklahoma and Texas.
Aug 11, 2015 The Dallas Morning News
A fake news report from the fake news site The Onion lampoons the American culture of excess and its disregard for environmental consequences.
Aug 7, 2015 The Onion
Around the country, issues related to the field of planning dominate the public discussion of the "state of the city."
Aug 6, 2015 Fast Co.Exist
The city has launched a program of collaboration with the green tech industry.
Aug 6, 2015 Governing
A series of maps from The Washington Post answers the questions of how and where the United States gets its energy.
Aug 5, 2015 The Washington Post
One of the most influential environmental regulators may be someone you never heard of. She is Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board—twice over. She is pushing automakers to exceed the current 2025 goal for electric vehicles.
Aug 5, 2015 Bloomberg News