California Lawmakers To Decide Fate Of Landmark Climate LawCalifornia lawmakers are nearing a decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that their governor holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures.
VW Pleads Guilty In Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees IndictedSix high-level Volkswagen employees have been indicted by a grand jury in the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal, as the company admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay a record penalty.
U.S. Approves Fix For Some Volkswagen DieselsVolkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards. A federal and local group worked together and have approved a fix for around 67,000 of the 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis.
Volkswagen Reaches Deal On Last 80,000 Polluting CarsVolkswagen has reached a deal with U.S. regulators and attorneys for car owners for the remaining 80,000 diesel vehicles caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
Volkswagen Faces Deadline In Possible Emissions Scandal DealVolkswagen faced a Monday deadline to tell a federal judge whether it had reached a deal with U.S. regulators and attorneys for car owners on vehicles that cheated on emissions tests.
Exxon & FuelCell To Study Capturing Carbon EmissionsExxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy said that they will work together on technology to reduce the cost of capturing carbon emissions from power plants. It is a sensitive subject for Exxon Mobil.
Obama Vows To Press Ahead On Clean Power Plan After SetbackThe administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold,
'Clean Coal' Technology Fails To Capture World's AttentionThe Kemper County power plant was supposed to be up and running by now, showing the world how to burn coal without spewing climate-warming carbon pollution into the air. Instead, the coal plant is looking like another monument to the unfulfilled promise of carbon capture technology.
VW Weighs Finances As It Prepares To Present U.S. Engines FixVolkswagen's board is discussing the automaker's future financial strategy in the wake of its emissions-rigging scandal, and was due to present to U.S. authorities later Friday its plan to fix the affected diesel engines.
5 Texas Counties Won't Meet New Ozone LimitThe Obama administration is proposing stricter emissions limits on ozone, a pollutant that leads to smog and is linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
ERCOT Says EPA Rule To Slash Carbon Emissions Would Be CostlyThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.