China sticks with coal gasification to curb smog despite potentially big rise in CO2 emissions
While experts worldwide opened fire on China's move to produce natural gas from coal, Chinese policymakers appear to be standing pat on their decision.
Calif.'s pioneering low-carbon fuels rule could see multiple changes
California's landmark law requiring lower-carbon fuels is poised for a rewrite. Advisers to the state's Air Resources Board yesterday detailed proposed revisions to the low-carbon fuel standard, a first-in-the-nation regulation. Potential changes include allowing oil companies to earn program credits for making refinery upgrades that shrink greenhouse gas pollution.