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BP accused of rewriting environmental record on Wikipedia

A British Petroleum representative allegedly rewrote 44 percent of the oil giant's Wikipedia page, including the environmental sections. Some Wikipedia editors are crying foul.

By March 20, 2013


Obama sets 2035 clean electricity target

In his State of the Union speech, the president delivers a centrist message, saying nuclear power, clean coal, and natural gas are needed to meet a goal of 80 percent clean energy.

By January 26, 2011


Ig Nobels honor research on cursing, bat sex, socks

Awards given out this year for studies on sex lives of fruit bats, whale snot, treating asthma with roller coaster rides, and swearing that's good for you.

By September 30, 2010


BP's battered brand draws consumer opposition

Activists are demonstrating at gas stations, drumming up support on social networks--with little or no effect on the oil giant's revenues.

By June 4, 2010


BP suffers snag in oil containment effort

A four-story containment dome, seen as the best short-term way to stem the flow from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well, gets filled with crystallized gas and has to be set aside.

By May 8, 2010


Coal-to-gas venture GreatPoint heads to China

GreatPoint Energy has a technology that will make coal a lot less polluting by turning it into natural gas. Its first demonstration plant will be in coal-rich China.

By April 2, 2009


Microsoft embraces 'Bring Your Own Laptop' model

It bought Kidaro with an eye toward spurring Vista adoption, but the company says the deal should allow businesses to let workers to use personal laptops on the corporate network.

By May 22, 2008


At Eco-marathon, teen driving team races to 2,843 mpg

Three vehicles--including two from Mater Dei High School in Indiana--blow away last year's record for traveling very, very far on a gallon of gas.

By April 14, 2008


BP CEO: Today's clean tech not nearly enough

Tony Hayward says policies to put a price on carbon and accelerate clean-technology development are needed to address climate change and energy security.

By March 4, 2008


'Clean coal' start-up GreatPoint Energy raises $100 million

GreatPoint brings in chemical and energy conglomerates to finance construction of plants that convert coal to natural gas.

By September 21, 2007