Yesterday, an E.U. commission got behind environmental standards that could keep tar-sands oil from being used in Europe.

Another nuclear reactor in Japan shut down.

Clean energy investments can only go so far in keeping China's emissions down. The country will meet its environmental goals in the short term, researchers say, but it’s growing too fast for its emissions to stay manageable for long.

Investors see the solar industry as "a real mess."

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The government want to take fries — wait, all potatoes — away from our kids. (Okay, only on some days.) The potato industry is responding by touting potatoes as a “gateway vegetable.”