Landowners and environmental groups wanted Keystone XL out of the Nebraska Sandhills, a region with sandy soil that is quick to erode and hard to restore.
Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity, but some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.
The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah, but critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.
Our modern food system gobbles up around 10-15 percent of our total energy pie. Much of it goes to the approximate 30,000 food processing plants in the U.S.
Food production consumes about a fifth of the U.S. energy supply. Some farmers are trying to cut back on the coal and gas used to grow our food.
Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and preparing our food, but those energy inputs are often hidden.
Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
Miscanthus is a tall, stalky grass native to Southeast Asia. Researchers want to blend miscanthus with existing fuel sources.
This week has been full of ebbs and flows if you have been following the important climate bill making its way through Congress.