After push from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed o...

Tribe members: Noted bison kill site desecrated by coal mine

SARPY CREEK, Montana (AP) — When a coal company used a backhoe to dig up a huge bison killing ground on the Crow Indian Reservation in 2011 to make way for mining, investigators found the damage viola...

AP PHOTOS: Indian coal mines still burning after a century

JHARIA, India (AP) — The fires started in 1916. More than a century later, coal pits in Jharia, in a remote corner of India's eastern Jharkhand state, continue to spew flames and clouds of poisonous f...

Former Taipei mayor Eric Chu drops tragic music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taipei mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) released a music video on Monday (Nov. 3) that has received mixed reviews from netizens. The former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) ...

Australia defeated party urged to keep strong climate policy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An opposition review of the Australian conservative government's shock election win has urged the dispirited Labor Party to stick with strong policies on climate change. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 5 The Los Angeles Times on the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement: ...

Trump administration eases Obama-era rule on coal pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing easing more Obama-era protections on contaminants from coal-fired power plants. Environmental Protection Agency administrator ...

Taiwan's Taipower takes steps to cut coal consumption at Taichung plant

State-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it has taken steps to cut coal consumption at its Taichung power plant as part of efforts to help reduce pollution in the central Taiwanese city....

Trump can begin steps to pull US out of Paris climate deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement . Starting Monday he finally can do something ab...

Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

Southeast Asian leaders agreed Sunday to work with China and other neighbors to transcend conflicts over trade policies and territorial disputes for the sake of stronger economies and regional stabili...

Trump now has opening to pull US out of Paris climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement . Starting Monday he finally can do something ab...

Long-running coal plant on Navajo reservation nears its end

ALONG THE BLACK MESA AND LAKE POWELL RAILROAD, Ariz. (AP) — Ron Little nestles into a familiar seat aboard a train locomotive and slides the window open, leaning out to get a better view of dozens of ...

A look at coal-fired power plants set to close in US West

LECHEE, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the U.S. West is shutting down by the end of the year in a region where unemployment is 50 percent or higher and Native American trib...

Long-running coal plant on Navajo reservation nears its end

ALONG THE BLACK MESA AND LAKE POWELL RAILROAD, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the American West will close before the year ends and others in the region are on track to shu...

Dutch emission reduction targets probably won't be met

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch government agency says the Netherlands is unlikely to reach its target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 49% by 2030 despite a tough package of measures. ...