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February 26, 2015 4:40 pm
Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
Attracting more women to the STEM fields could also help address the ongoing skills gap in manufacturing. Women represent more than 46 percent of the overall U.S. labor force, but they comprise just less than one quarter of workers in durable goods manufacturing, according to research by the Manufacturing Institute.
February 26, 2015 9:58 am
STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press
The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity.
February 25, 2015 11:29 am
JACOBO G. GARCIA, Associated Press
Soaring oil prices the past decade transformed this rural backwater into Colombia's richest city as nearby fields pumped black gold, drawing new businesses, international pop stars and vanity art projects such as the biblical-themed arch that towers over these sweltering grasslands.
February 24, 2015 3:29 pm
The ice tells how levels of carbon dioxide, the heat-trapping gas, have fluctuated over hundreds of thousands of years. This is also the place where a hole in the ozone layer, from man-made refrigerants and aerosols, periodically parks for a couple months and causes trouble. 
February 24, 2015 3:01 pm
MARK LEWIS, Associated Press
Already 10,000 workers have been laid off. It's the start of what economists are predicting will be a long recession in the energy industry.
February 23, 2015 2:04 pm
KATY DAIGLE, AP Environment Writer
India's filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, according to research published Saturday that underlines the hidden costs of the country's heavy reliance on fossil fuels to power its economic growth with little regard for the environment.
February 23, 2015 10:31 am
Andy Szal, Chem.Info
An unwanted byproduct of the beer brewing process appears set to help the city of Boulder, Colorado comply with water regulations and potentially save thousands of dollars.
February 20, 2015 3:33 pm
DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press
A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels has come deep into energy country as activists ask the University of Colorado to divest from coal and petroleum companies.
February 20, 2015 3:44 pm
Andy Szal, Chem.Info
The U.S. remains a net importer of oil despite increased domestic production. That, says economist Dan Meckstroth, means the U.S. as a whole stands to benefit from an oil market that has wreaked havoc on oil exporting nations.
February 20, 2015 9:34 am
Andy Szal, Chem.Info
The railroad company whose train triggered a massive explosion Monday in West Virginia had spent millions lobbying against rail oversight legislation in Congress, according to a report.
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