Rail traffic across Canada ground to a halt as protests against a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia stalled the flow of goods and created a crisis for the federal government. Bloomberg's Kevin Orland and Danielle Bochove discuss.
Mike Bloomberg appeared to take a page out of Hillary Clinton's playbook on Wednesday night during the ninth Democratic presidential debate when he bragged about his role in shutting down hundreds of American coal-fired power plants.
Emergency crews rescued a paraglider after he got tangled in electric lines while attempting to land in Olivehurst, California. The paraglider dangled for hours while fire officials coordinated with Pacific Gas and Electric to make sure all the energy was drained from the wires. CNN affiliate KTXL reports.
Climate change, with more and more storms and heat waves, also has consequences for our energy supply. An international research team has now developed a new method for calculating how extreme weather affects energy systems.
Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images The controversial sourcing of lithium-ion batteries briefly took center stage at the Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday night in a question directed at Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). "The tension here in this state is between people who want renewable energy and people who want conservation on public lands," said moderator Jon Ralston. He pointed out that Warren had pledged to sign an executive order to stop drilling on public lands on her first day in office. "You've got to have lithium, you've got to have copper for renewable energy. How do you do that?" he asked Warren. Nevada has a huge reserve of lithium on public land Switching to electric-powered vehicles and solar energy will be a big piece of the...
Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate In Las Vegas Ahead Of Nevada Caucuses