By Timothy Hurst on September 8, 2010
There’s much more going than a sudden boom in coal-fired power plant production. In fact, when one considers the growing and relatively effective anti-coal movement in the U.S., the fractious nature of federalism, and the approaching phase-out of 66 gigawatts of coal-fired power plants, one can easily argue that coal-fired power production is actually on the decline in the U.S.
By Timothy Hurst on July 17, 2010
A plan to expand the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel in truck fleets is getting a second look by the U.S. Senate.
By Timothy Hurst on June 28, 2010
After climate change received only brief attention at the G20 and G8 meetings last fall in Pittsburgh, some thought this year’s summit meetings in Toronto could be different. But they weren’t. The meetings were dominated by issues related to security and the economy. Environmental groups immediately pounced on the G8 and G20 for ignoring the [...]