Republican lawmakers are demanding the Environmental Protection Agency do a thorough economic analysis of its proposed rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.
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Polar bears have ruined yet another holiday. The town of Arviat, located in Canada’s Nanavut territory, has cancelled trick-or-treating this Halloween over fears of polar bear attacks on children.
Media outlets have been tirelessly reporting new data claiming that September 2014 was the hottest on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Since March, the Obama administration has been looking to impose new regulations on methane emissions as part of its crusade against global warming. But it looks like the White House is putting its climate plans on hold until after the November elections.
Removing restrictions on the export of crude oil would boost the economy, increase U.S. oil production and lower gasoline prices, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.
If Russia were to shut off natural gas supplies to Europe, the continent would be ill-prepared for major supply disruptions and many countries would suffer huge shortfalls in fuel during the winter, according to an official report.
The world economy is getting another major stimulus, but not from governments. Booming oil production, particularly from the U.S., will boost global economies by as much as $1.1 trillion due to lower fuel and commodity costs, according to a study by Citigroup Inc.
This winter is looking to be milder than last year's, when thousands of record low temperatures were set across the country, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Two interesting phenomena are occurring in the U.S. right now, both of which illustrate the power of free enterprise versus government mandates.
Have you ever wanted to get paid to stare at cute animal photos all day? The National Science Foundation will fund that!
Evidence of collusion between environmental groups and the Obama administration is piling up, as Republican lawmakers release more correspondence between top agency officials and eco-lobbyists.
Hollywood actors and movie industry moguls are pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' Senate campaign.
As oil prices continue to plummet, Saudi Arabia is signaling to the world oil market it’s willing to settle for much lower oil prices -- a possible scheme to slow booming U.S. oil production, according to an exclusive report by Reuters.
Greenpeace activists cruising around the Bering Sea were surprised when they saw a rare sight: a giant squid!
A new battle line has been drawn in international politics. It’s not capitalism versus statism, nor is it Islam versus the West. The new global political divide has been created over fears of catastrophic global warming.
A debate is raging about whether or not taxing carbon dioxide emissions would create or kill jobs.
Former Vice President Al Gore told guests at a swanky dinner Wednesday night that there needs to be a tax on carbon dioxide emissions and political consequences for those who deny that fossil fuels are causing catastrophic global warming.
Coal miners came out in force this week to protest Obama administration regulations that could force hundreds of coal plants and coal mines to shut down in the coming years.
The amount of coal-fired power capacity slated to shut down due to federal environmental regulations has more than doubled since 2011, according to a report from the free-market Institute for Energy Research.