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Senate candidate Jacobs once backed carbon emissions cap

Lawmakers warn of burdens on rural economies if EPA cuts ethanol mandate

A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Iowa's representatives in the U.S. House urged the White House Thursday to withdraw its November proposal that would ...

Munns joins Environmental Defense Fund to lead 'Smart Power' initiative

Diane Munns, a MidAmerican Energy Co. executive and former Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman, has joined the Environmental Defense Fund as senior director of the group's ...

EU makes carbon pollution more expensive

It will become more expensive for businesses in the European Union to burn fossil fuels this year after the 28-country bloc decided Wednesday to beef ...

Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but ...

Letter to the editor: The Earth actually could be cooling off?

Recently there was a 3- to 4-inch snowfall in Cairo, Egypt, where it hasn't snowed in 114 years. About the same time, Israel had a ...