Story | Feb 6, 2013 | 12:45 PM
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Story | Jan 31, 2013 | 9:01 AMThe primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without this alleged benefit, wind's unpredictability, cost, environmental damage and intrusiveness would make it a poor choice. The Maryland General Assembly has debated offshore wind's merits for two sessions but has not been persuaded to approve a way to finance a facility, and is about to debate it once again.
Story | Dec 16, 2013 | 10:01 PM
* UK must replace ageing plants to prevent capacity crunch * France needs foreign sales to keep nuclear sector alive * Treasury intervention brought talks close to collapse * Deal requires nuclear state aid approval from EU By Geert De Clercq and...
Story | Dec 16, 2013 | 10:05 PM
PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Hinkley Point C, the first nuclear plant order in Europe since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, is the fruit of a decade-long process of reconciling two grand national ambitions: Britain's need to avert a power crisis, and France's...
Column | Sep 27, 2013 | 12:30 PM
"Saturday Night Live" opened its new season with a sketch in which President Obama acknowledges that "things aren't great, the economy's in the tank" and "the job market is horrible," but says he's not worried because his campaign has a "secret weapon" to...