Germany Plans 40 New Coal-Fired Power Plants

Starting January 1, 2014, California and Quebec have signed an agreement to integrate their cap-and-trade programs. On October 1, 2013, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Government of Quebec signed an agreement defining the steps and procedures to link California and Quebec cap-and-trade programs.  The agreement, a result of more than five years… Keep reading →

High Gas Prices Prompt Bush's Decision To Lift Ban On Offshore Oil Drilling

Really awful news…a Rail World Inc train carrying crude oil through Quebec derailed this weekend, causing multiple explosions in the middle of the town of Lac Megantic, resulting in multiple fatalities and destroying dozens of buildings. Oil spilled into Lac Megantic itself, and into a nearby river. “The derailment is the latest in a string of railroad… Keep reading →