The country has decided that screwing the environment, human health, and social stability for the sake of the almighty yuan is not such a hot idea.
Enviros aren't pleased with Illinois' proposed regulations. California's are tougher, but activists continue to push for a fracking moratorium in the state.
Coal plants in Alabama and Kentucky will get the ax, the Tennessee Valley Authority says. Unfortunately, they may be replaced by nuclear and natural gas instead of renewables.
Deforestation had been slowing down over the past decade, but new figures show a 28 percent spike in land clearing compared to the previous year.
Japan, Poland, Australia, and Canada are disgracing themselves at climate negotiations underway in Warsaw.
A Chevron pipeline exploded on Thursday, sending up huge flames and plumes of smoke and forcing some 700 people out of their homes.
The legislation would allow neighbors to sue wind farm owners for health problems and falling property values. Never mind that researchers have found neither of those things to be a problem.
Two conservative groups sued to stop the state's year-old carbon-trading system. A judge told them tough luck.
The utility wanted to reduce payments to solar-panel owners by $50 to $100 a month. Instead it will be allowed to charge a $5 monthly fee.