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International Energy Agency Warns of Effects of Rise in Coal Consumption

We are burning our way to an increasingly "dirty future" thanks to the world's growing reliance on coal, the world's leading energy watchdog warned. >> Read the Full Article

Climate Change Threatens Agricultural Crisis, UN Says

Immediate steps are needed to avert a potential catastrophe as climate change dries up water resources in drought affected areas, hitting poor farmers, a United Nations report said on Thursday. >> Read the Full Article

Duty to Serve: A Guest Commentary

Not so long ago electric utilities had a “duty to serve” any customer within their designated service territory. In our electronic age it’s the customer who will have the duty to serve. >> Read the Full Article

Duty to Serve

Not so long ago electric utilities had a “duty to serve” any customer within their designated service territory. In our electronic age it’s the customer who will have the duty to serve. >> Read the Full Article

Icebergs Near New Zealand after Drifting from Atlantic

Scores of icebergs have floated to within about 300 km (186 miles) of New Zealand, with the largest measuring about 1.8 km (1.1 miles) in length and standing some 120 metres (360 feet) above water. >> Read the Full Article

Indian Scientists Find Rare Plant

Indian scientists working in a tropical forest in the country's remote northeast have found a rare medicinal plant last seen 115 years ago, a scientific journal reported. >> Read the Full Article

Officials Work to Save Homes after Two Days of Record Rains in Pacific Northwest

As a storm that drenched Washington and Oregon for two days spent its force, trucks set to work on the Pacific Northwest coast dumping gravel to prevent houses from sliding into the ocean. >> Read the Full Article

UN Talks Split on Date for Climate Fight Rules

A U.N. conference working to fix long-term rules to fight global warming beyond 2012 "as soon as possible" was split on Tuesday over whether that meant an accord should be struck in 2008, 2009 or even 2010. >> Read the Full Article

Illinois Mulls Building Greenhouse Gas Pipeline

The governor of Illinois is mulling whether the state should help build a pipeline to combat global warming by carrying greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from planned clean coal plants to aging oilfields. >> Read the Full Article

Fishermen, Facing Declining Stocks, Turn to Sharks

Declining fish stocks mean that in some parts of the world fishermen are increasingly turning their attention to sharks, where a lack of regulation further threatens many species' survival, an environmentalist said on Wednesday. >> Read the Full Article