Germany’s de facto embassy in Taiwan rebuts Han’s nuclear energy claim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an apparent rebuttal of a remark made by presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a televised debate on Sunday (Dec. 29), Germany’s de facto embassy in Taiw...

Dominion Energy partnership to convert manure to natural gas

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the nation’s largest energy producers is launching a $200 million effort to convert methane from cow manure into natural gas. Richmond-based Dominion Ener...

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted to a remote South Pacif...

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns about ...

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns abo...

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns abo...

Germany’s RWE eyes offshore wind power market in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German’s second-largest electricity producer RWE is considering making inroads in Taiwan as part of its plans to increase its presence in Asia. RWE, which supplie...

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 ...

Italy's Eni 3Q profits slip on lower gas, oil prices

MILAN (AP) — Italian oil and gas producer Eni says third-quarter profits were down by two-thirds as oil and gas prices dipped. Eni, which is one-third government-owned, had net incom...

World's renewable energy capacity set to increase by half in 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Energy Agency's (IEA) Renewables 2019 market report was released Monday (Oct. 21) and predicts the world’s renewable-based power capacity will ...

AP-NORC poll: Trump gets some of his worst grades on climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support...

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded ...

Think globally, power locally: Hydro plants serve neighbors

WALKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Eat locally. Shop locally. Generate locally? Some electricity customers in New York's Hudson Valley support hydropower harnessed from running water close to home...

World trade panel sides with India vs US in renewables tiff

GENEVA (AP) — A World Trade Organization dispute panel has ruled in favor of India in its complaint against the United States over subsidies and rules applied by eight U.S. states in the renewable ene...

Blurred lines: Trump's UN choice and her coal magnate spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email went out from senior Environmental Protection Agency officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, responding to questions she had about a funding matter. ...