NY files lawsuit to stop rollback of light bulb standards

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general has filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from scrapping a rule to make light bulbs more energy efficient. Attorney General L...

Fight over energy policy fuels Virginia election spending

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Tr...

US role in Syria grows more complex with Trump claim to oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — By claiming a right to Syria's oil, President Donald Trump has added more complexity — as well as additional U.S. forces and time — to an American military mission he has twice decla...

Impeachment inquiry puts spotlight on Perry, who shunned it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering...

Taipei publishes sustainable development report in pioneering effort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei published a report on the city’s achievements in promoting sustainable development at the 2019 Sustainable Development 2030+ International Forum held on Sept....

SW Taiwan predicted to suffer most flooding due to global warming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southwestern Taiwan, including Tainan City, in particular, is expected to be the region most heavily impacted by global warming, affecting over 1.2 million people, accordi...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Taiwan's CNFI releases 2019 White Paper

The Taiwan-based Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) released its 2019 White Paper Monday, which raised more than 200 suggestions to the government for a friendlier business environment a...

AP Explains: How big a threat is an electromagnetic attack?

NEW YORK (AP) — When much of Venezuela was plunged into darkness after a massive blackout this week, President Nicolás Maduro blamed the power outage on an "electromagnetic attack" carried out by the ...

Taiwan should find balance among seven energy sources: City University of Hong Kong president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – City University of Hong Kong president Way Kuo (郭位) said that the Taiwanese government should find the most suitable balance among “seven energy sources (七彩能源)&rdquo...

Fuel makers launch ad criticizing Trump ethanol mandates

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An association representing oil refineries launched a television ad in four swing states Monday criticizing President Donald Trump's moves to expand the use of ethanol in gasoline...

Filipino climate activists dressed as Pikachu protest against Japan’s energy policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Filipino climate activists dressed up as Pikachu, a beloved Japanese cartoon character, and gathered outside the Japanese embassy in Manila to protest Japan’s energy...

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power ...

Correction: Japan-Energy story

TOKYO (AP) — In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group. The target it mentioned was th...

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government ...