Foes say they'll ask voters to block money for nuke plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The fight over giving a financial lifeline to Ohio's two nuclear plants by tacking a new fee onto every Ohioans' electricity bill might not end even if state lawmakers agree on a s...

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investm...

Norway disburses $80 million in aid for Guyana solar farms

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's government says Norway has disbursed $80 million in aid to help the South American nation build a number of mega solar farms. Infrastructure Minist...

China has more weapons in US tariff war _ but do they work?

BEIJING (AP) — Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths — exotic minerals ...

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. envoy to the Mideast says it's the "last chance" to prevent an all-out conflict between Israel and Gaza militants. Nikolay Mladenov said on Mond...

Cambodia electricity shortage cripples small businesses

It's hot and humid in KT Beauty, a salon owned by Morn Sokunthea. The red-and-black chairs are empty. The fans don't work and neither do the lights. Thirty eight-year-old Sokunthea hasn't ...

Presidential hopeful Inslee wants 100% clean energy by 2030

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee, as part of his pledge to make combating climate change the top national priority, is calling for the nation's entire electrical grid and all new vehicles an...

Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week's SpaceX supply run. SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment from Cape Ca...

Solar energy threatened in state known for eco-friendly fuel

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy proudly notes its status as a national leader in wind power. That's why some find it jarring to learn the Des Moines-based company is pushing f...

Cambodia electricity shortage cripples small businesses

It's hot and humid in KT Beauty, a salon owned by Morn Sokunthea. The red-and-black chairs are empty. The fans don't work and neither do the lights. Thirty eight-year-old Sokunthea hasn't ...

Ocasio-Cortez can't run, but she's a big part of 2020 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — AOC could stand for "All Over the Campaign." For better or worse, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, known ubiquitously by her initials, is a big part of the 2020 race ...

Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts are conducting more battery work outside the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch (Cook) flo...

The Latest: Senate kills proposal to take up Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Green New Deal (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The Senate has defeated a proposal to take up the Green New Deal as both parties shu...

Senate Republicans force a vote on Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are forcing a vote on the Green New Deal as they seek to turn the Democrats' comprehensive climate change proposal into a wedge issue in the 2020 elections. ...

Planet savior or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and technological might. "A miss...