GOP 'ready to dig in' on debt ceiling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="gzZDRvODo0YqSdMeL4bkxaKXuvcbPSUy"] The House of Representatives has passed a clean, short-term extension of the debt ceiling, a move designed to force responsible action by Democrats and set the more…

Rahm takes gun control push to banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, moving to take a lead role in the gun control debate, is turning up the pressure on banks that do business with firearms more…

France's wealthiest resident flees taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) France’s wealthiest resident has transferred his fortune to Belgium, citing “family inheritance reasons” and the desire to ensure his fortune is passed to his five children more…

Low-energy light bulbs not so 'green' after all?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Despite the wide, and almost exclusive, adoption of CFLs and LEDs in place of the original design, a life-cycle analysis http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es302886m has shown that there may be more…

Fracking technique used to extract uranium

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) The US is obsessed with achieving energy independence and reducing its reliance on foreign oil, yet Amir Adnani, the CEO of Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) in Texas, more…