Greenwire headlines —



Waxman sets Memorial Day deadline to move emissions, energy bill

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman vowed today to get comprehensive climate and energy legislation out of his committee before Memorial Day in a bid to give President-elect Barack Obama a major environmental achievement in his first term. "That is an ambitious agenda, but it is an achievable one," the California Democrat said. "We cannot afford another year of delay."


U.S. CAP endorses 80% emissions cut

A major coalition of corporations and environmental groups is urging Congress to pass by year's end a mandatory, economywide cap-and-trade program to reduce U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases to 20 percent of 2005 levels by 2050.

Top Stories


Energy Policy & Markets

Business, Finance & Technology

Federal Agencies

Air, Water & Climate

Wastes & Hazardous Substances

Natural Resources


E&ETV's OnPoint


E&E Interactive

E&E's Power Plan Hub

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations
Oregon Standoff
On the Front Lines
Global Climate Debate

E&E Special Reports

Swing State Snapshot
Deep Underground
Heating up in the Heartland
National Park Service:100 Years
Ukraine Hacking
Dead Seas
Hot CO2mmodity
A Tale of Two Coal Towns
Sports at Risk
People To Watch 2016

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities


Latest Selected Headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos