WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto Co.'s patents on soybean seeds resistant to its weed-killer by growing the beans without buying new seeds from the corporation.
Texas easily led the nation in energy carbon emissions in 2010, nearly doubling the output of second-ranking California, the Energy Information Administration reported Monday.
Long the leader in carbon production from transportation, industry and electricity sources, among others, Texas emitted an estimated 652.6 million metric tons of carbon dioxide. The total was up slightly from the previous year, EIA said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every time Los Angeles exhales, odd-looking gadgets anchored in the mountains above the city trace the invisible puffs of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases that waft skyward.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worldwide levels of the greenhouse gas that plays the biggest role in global warming have reached their highest level in almost 2 million years — an amount never before encountered by humans, U.S. scientists said Friday.
Liberal watchdog group Checks and Balances Project said the State Department inspector general is investigating potential conflicts of interests in the department's environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, The Hill reports.