State mandates have 'diminished' in importance — report
State mandates have driven half of U.S. growth in renewables since 2000, although declining costs have made such standards less important than they used to be, said a new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Lawmakers to delve into carbon capture, nuclear woes
The Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety will this week examine carbon capture and advanced nuclear technologies — two priorities of the Trump administration.
Top science adviser at State resigns
The top science adviser at the State Department has resigned his post amid concerns about the science priorities of President Trump and reorganization under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Senate panel OKs energy bill that differs from Trump, House
The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced an energy and water bill this afternoon that diverts sharply from the priorities of House lawmakers and President Trump.
Key Dem slams budget as 'unacceptable' over market role
The Trump administration's failure to engage fully with the private sector prior to putting together a budget plan was "simply unacceptable," the ranking Democrat on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee said yesterday.