GM pickup owners sue, alleging emissions cheating

May 26, 2017

GM pickup owners sue, alleging emissions cheating

Two U.S. owners of General Motors diesel pickup models sued the automaker on Thursday, claiming it had used emissions-cheating devices similar to those in Volkswagen's global "dieselgate" scandal. The company denied the allegations. The lawsuit, filed in a Detroit federal court, came the same week that ...

With U.S. retreat on climate change, EU looks to China

/ Feb 3, 2017

With U.S. retreat on climate change, EU looks to China

Faced with a U.S. retreat from international efforts to tackle climate change, European Union officials are looking to China, fearing a leadership vacuum will embolden those within the bloc seeking to slow the fight against global warming. While U.S. President Donald Trump has yet to ...

Jan 15, 2017

Trudeau says Canada's oil sands must be phased out

Canada must "phase out" Alberta's oil sands and end the country's dependence on hydrocarbons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday. "We can't shut down the oil sands tomorrow. We need to phase them out," he said. "We need to manage the transition off our ...