The polarization of opinion on how to handle climate change has become evident in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Prominent members of the American big-business lobby -- including Nike, Johnson & Johnson and Exelon -- are publicly disputing the group's stance on global warming legislation.
In an ongoing attempt to establish the U.S. as leaders in climate change, the Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $8.4 million in funding to develop regional sequestration technology training projects.
California set a national first when eSolar successfully launched its first commercial solar power tower. Dubbed the Sierra SunTower, the facility is built on privately owned land about 50 miles north of Los Angeles in California's Antelope Valley.
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The Esperson Building in Houston's commercial district may appear far removed from downtown Lisbon's Pombal Marquis Square, but you can find a little slice of Portgual in this historic architectural masterpiece.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said recently that cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells will not be practical in the next 10 to 20 years, and announced that the Obama administration will eliminate funding for further research.