'Hidden Waste' Is Costing Us $400B A Year: Report
February 26 2015 12:56 PM EST
Consumers waste staggering amounts of food each year, boosting greenhouse gas emissions and costing precious dollars, a new study found.
Oracle Ordered To Maintain Oregon Medicaid System
February 25 2015 10:28 PM EST
The technology giant must keep hosting the system, even though its contract with Oregon expires Saturday, a state judge ruled.
US Labs Now Test 72% More Animals: PETA
February 25 2015 9:29 PM EST
A dramatic rise in animals used for experiments comes despite a push by American consumers for cruelty-free products.
Legal Pot In DC Is Just Hours Away
February 25 2015 7:40 PM EST
Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed Wednesday that Washington, D.C.'s Initiative 71 would go forward, despite threats from Congress.
Snowstorm Causes 75-Car Crash In Maine
February 25 2015 6:38 PM EST
Maine State Police said about 75 cars were towed or damaged and 17 people injured during the Wednesday collision.
French Cops Arrest Drone-Flying Al Jazeera Team
February 25 2015 5:56 PM EST
Three reporters for the Doha-based broadcast network were taken into custody Wednesday after flying a drone.
'Military Solutions Will Not Solve Problems'
February 25 2015 5:31 PM EST
The foreign ministers of Italy and Tunisia issued a joint call Wednesday for Libya's rival parliaments to reconcile.
UN Climate Head Quits Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations In India
February 24 2015 10:08 AM EST
Rajendra Pachauri, who headed the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, resigned Tuesday over allegations in India.
Tech Giants Tell Suppliers To Cut The Carbon
February 24 2015 9:07 AM EST
A new initiative by an electronics industry group and CDP aims to pressure manufacturers to lower their greenhouse gas emissions.
French Nuclear Giant Areva Expects To Lose $5.6B
February 23 2015 11:29 AM EST
The Paris-based energy company warned investors Monday that losses for 2014 could surpass its total market value of $4.2 billion.
America's Oysters, Clams Imperiled By Acidic Oceans: Report
February 23 2015 11:11 AM EST
Ocean acidification is harming more U.S. coastlines than scientists previously realized, the Natural Resources Defense Council found.
White House Approves Arctic Drilling Rules
February 20 2015 12:12 PM EST
The proposed overhaul would, for the first time, establish offshore drilling standards for the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas near Alaska.
Exxon Refinery Blast Sign Of Bigger Industry Woes
February 20 2015 8:30 AM EST
The explosion, injuring four people, comes as the industry grapples with high risks, weak safety standards and regulatory concerns.
Oil Glut Fears Send Prices Back Down
February 19 2015 10:18 AM EST
Global crude prices dipped below $59 a barrel Thursday after reports of growing U.S. crude inventories and rising Saudi output.
Come Hell And No Water
February 19 2015 9:04 AM EST
In the coming decades, 30-year stretches of crop shortages, water scarcity and extreme dryness could become the norm. America isn't ready.
Citigroup Unveils $100B Change Fund To Back Clean Energy
February 18 2015 11:40 AM EST
The financial giant said Wednesday it will lend, invest and facilitate deals to reduce emissions and prepare for climate effects.
Warren Buffett Dumps $3.7B Exxon Mobil Investment
February 18 2015 10:36 AM EST
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ditched the Texas oil giant last quarter while raising its stake in a Canadian synthetic crude producer, according to SEC filings.
West Virginia Oil Tanker Blast Raises Safety Debate
February 17 2015 2:00 PM EST
The fiery derailment comes as federal regulators and rail companies struggle to address the rise in freight trains carrying crude oil.
US Shale Oil Boom Takes A Breather
February 17 2015 11:07 AM EST
The total number of U.S. oil-drilling rigs is now at 553, down 34 percent since October. The decline is the fastest in nearly three decades.
Gas Prices On The Rise Again
February 16 2015 2:32 PM EST
Even so, drivers should still expect to pay 80 cents to $1 less per gallon of regular than this time last year, analysts say.