In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution.
The University of Illinois’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering began the fall semester Monday in a brand-new building.
With the arrival of August, Illinois gasoline prices could be on their way up, according to the price-tracking site GasBuddy.com.
Business and labor leaders are urging Illinois' Department of Natural Resources to finish the rules for hydraulic fracturing.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has hired just four of 53 new employees it says it needs to oversee a much praised compromise on regulating hydraulic fracturing.
It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.
A large swath of the Atlantic Ocean could soon be used to generate electricity, as a U.S. agency proposes opening more than 1,000 square miles of ocean to wind energy projects.
A spokesman for the Citizens Utility Board said they’ve seen a 115 percent increase in complaints about alternative electricity suppliers.
In an agreement reminiscent of the early days of the Cold War, Russia has agreed to supply China with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of natural gas via a pipeline from Siberia pipeline to begin pumping in four years.