"To offset lost mining jobs, officials, business leaders and environmentalists are setting aside political feuds to try to create an entrepreneurial economy."
Economy & Business
"Combating climate change with investment in renewable power is a main part of Hillary Clinton's economic platform, the campaign's political director said yesterday."
"'Glamping,' or glamorous camping, has spiked in popularity over the last decade."
"Duke Energy is asking for the first $1.5 million installment on what to date is a $500 million coal-ash cleanup bill as part of Duke Energy Progress’ proposed 14.5 percent rate increase in South Carolina."
For restaurants and chefs, reducing food waste is becoming business as usual. Not only does it help the bottom line – a potential savings of $1.6 billion a year in an industry with tight margins — it saves resources all along the food supply chain."
"A federal appeals court is upholding the Obama administration’s accounting of the costs of greenhouse gas emissions as applied to a Department of Energy (DOE) regulation."
"In latest legal briefs over Exxon's challenge to her investigation, Maura Healey says company continues to deny climate impacts on its business."
"What would happen if the federal government ended its subsidies to companies that drill for oil and gas?"
"House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said an expansive Asia-Pacific trade deal won’t get a vote in Congress this year because there isn’t enough support."
"PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Tim Thomson needed a charge, quickly. With his all-electric Nissan Leaf fast losing battery power and no places to plug in along the highway from Fresno, Calif., to San Francisco, Thompson turned to his iPhone. He pulled up an application called PlugShare that maps charging stations for electric vehicle drivers. A resident in nearby Madera had advertised his home charging station, so Thomson called in a panic."