Last week, the U.S. announced a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants 25 per cent from 2005 levels by 2020. It's an important step, but what does it mean for the fight against climate change?
COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS
On January 16, elected members from all major political parties agreed that coal-fired power needs to be phased out in Alberta.
House Republicans passed a bill yesterday afternoon that would require the Obama administration to expand offshore oil and gas drilling.
An Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron this week to pay $8.6 billion in damages for polluting the Amazon rainforest from 1964 until 1990.