Feds offer $1.3 billion loan guarantee for major Ore. wind farm

Feds offer loan guarantee for Ore. wind farm

Confident China boosts standing at climate talks by showcasing energy efforts

China highlights climate change efforts

TIANJIN, China — As the world’s biggest greenhouse gas producer, China was widely seen as an obstacle in the Copenhagen climate summit last year. But while negotiations inched forward, Beijing poured $34.6 billion into clean energy in 2009, nearly double the U.S. investment.

Ceatec electronics show highlights Japanese vision of future cities

Japan looking to sell ’smart’ cities to the world

Feds give final approval for 2 California solar power plants on public lands

Feds approve 2 Calif solar plants on public land

Obama lauds efforts on clean energy projects; GOP bemoans maxing out ‘national credit card’

Obama promotes clean energy; GOP hits Dem spending

Obama promotes investments in clean energy; GOP calls for extending Bush tax cuts

Obama promotes technology; GOP calls for tax cuts

Obama promotes investments in clean-energy technology he says will produce jobs for the future

Obama promotes clean-energy technology

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is promoting his administration’s investments in clean energy technologies like wind and solar, arguing they produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economic security.

EPA reaches settlements over emissions violations at 3 South Dakota ethanol plants

EPA, SD ethanol plants reach deals over emissions

Farther on a gallon: New cars, trucks may have to improve to 62 mpg by 2025, government says

62 mpg for new cars? It’s the US target for 2025

Gov’t says fleet of new cars and trucks may have to improve to 62 mpg by 2025

Gov’t looking at 62 mpg goal for 2025 autos

AP Sources: Gov’t to say fleet of new cars and trucks may have to improve to 62 mpg by 2025

AP Sources: New vehicles could reach 62 mpg by ‘25

AP sources: Gov’t to say fleet of new cars and trucks could have to improve to 62 mpg by 2025

AP sources: New vehicles may reach 62 mpg by 2025

Entrepreneurs Ted Turner and Jeff Skoll to receive Environmental Media Awards

Turner, Skoll receive Environmental Media Awards

APNewsBreak: Regional EPA official commends NM effort to establish cap-and-trade program

APNewsBreak: EPA official praises NM emission plan

Wis. US Senate hopeful Johnson says global warming ‘unproven,’ shouldn’t dictate US policy

Wis. US Sen. hopeful: Global warming ‘unproven’

IBM rolling out offerings to make buildings more energy efficient

New IBM offerings aim to make buildings greener

Should future cars average 60 mpg? Administration weighs mileage rules for 2017 and beyond

Gov’t weighs gas mileage rules for 2017 and beyond

Pa. DEP chief targets Texas driller for gas-tainted water fix, urges calm in tense Dimock

Pa. DEP targets Texas driller for tainted water

Texas environmental regulators award air permit to contentious Gulf coal-fired plant

Texas regulators give permit to Gulf coal plant

Automakers aim to electrify Paris crowds with hybrid, battery powered cars after 2-year slump

Emissions rules hang over Paris car show

PARIS — European car makers are looking to a bevy of fuel-efficient, lower-emissions models going on display at the Paris Auto Show this week to weather a depressed market and tough new EU pollution standards.

Alaska environmental manager to resubmit new permit plans for Healy coal plant in 6-8 weeks

Plans for Healy coal plant to be resubmitted

AP Interview: Companies investing in wind energy projects need stable policies, CEO says

CEO tells AP wind investors need stable policies

Peabody Energy looks to expand southern Illinois coal mine by 40 percent

Peabody looks to expand southern Ill. coal mine

Procter & Gamble steps up to sustainability, says it will use more renewable energy, cut waste

P&G sets new environmental goals

CINCINNATI — The world’s largest consumer product maker announced Monday that it has set ambitious long-term targets for cutting the waste it produces and improving its energy efficiency.

Britain: New generation of nuclear power plants needed to help reach climate goals

UK: New nuclear plants needed to reach green goals

Montana, other Western states could benefit from California’s push to use more renewable power

Calif. push for renewables could blow across West

Europe agrees on review of offshore drilling, but no moratorium

Europe agrees on review of offshore drilling

Otter ad says alternative energy is top priority, Allred says governor is greenwashing record

Allred says Otter energy ad greenwashes record

Calif. regulators to vote on nation’s most aggressive renewable energy standards

Calif voting on most aggressive energy standard

State air regulators require Calif. utilities to get a third of electricity from renewables

Calif. wants third of its power renewable by 2020

World’s largest offshore wind farm opens off UK coast, has 100 turbines up to 380 feet tall

World’s largest wind farm opens off UK coast

Mercedes-Benz S400 is luxury hybrid with battery tech

Mercedes sedan ups fuel mileage

Most people don’t buy big, heavy, luxury sedans for their gasoline mileage. There are many other vehicles - lower-priced, too - that excel at fuel economy.

Dog poop powers street lamp at Mass. park in project to show waste doesn’t have to be wasted

Dog poop has bright side: Powering Mass. park lamp

NM environmental board takes issue with conflict allegations while considering emission rules

NM enviro panel rebuts conflict-of-interest claims

APNewsBreak: After ‘angst,’ Kan. plans to issue permit for coal plant ahead of new EPA rules

APNewsBreak: Coal plant permit expected this year

House approves bill to provide loans for rural energy efficiency programs

House OKs loans for rural energy efficiency

Report: Fracking chemicals found in Dimock, Pa., water wells already contaminated with methane

Report: Fracking chemicals in NE Pa. water wells

THE INFLUENCE GAME: Despite lobbying push, renewable energy goal stalls in Senate

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