carbon pollution

VOICES: Solyndra's fossil fuel cousins

September 23, 2011 - Republicans are exploiting the bankruptcy filing of the federally-backed solar equipment company to delegitimize Obama's renewable energy policies, but they're ignoring the fact that he's also promoted coal and nuclear power.

Houston, we have an energy problem (and solution)

July 17, 2007 - Houston is a fast-growing city, and it uses a lot of electricity. Most of that power has come from natural gas to date, which seemed like a good idea when prices were low. But now natural gas prices have shot through the roof, and Houston (along with Texas) consumers are paying much higher utility bills than their neighbors.