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Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transport

posted on February 5, 2016 at 3:50 PM

President Barack Obama wants oil companies to pay a $10 fee for every barrel of oil to help fund investments in clean transportation that fight climate change. Full Story

Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets

posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:25 PM

Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets
Presidential politics overshadowed the 10th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit this week, but that didn’t mean the infrastructure of the industry wasn’t discussed in the event held in the Hawkeye State. Full Story

Market to Market (January 15, 2016)

posted on January 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Market to Market (January 15, 2016)
Full Program: How low can it go? Price declines leave the oil industry in limbo. President Obama cries foul on his status as a lame duck. Another commodity’s downturn tugs at the fiber of rural America. Market analysis with Don Roose. Full Story

Obama lays out his final year's presidential course

posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:39 PM

Obama lays out his final year's presidential course
The president delivered his final State of the Union this week, laying out a plan for his final year in office. One of Obama’s priorities will be building a global coalition that he says will be helpful in diffusing conflicts and building economies. Full Story

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit

posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit
The goal for world leaders is mammoth in Paris – sweeping global agreement to cut carbon emissions—all to be negotiated in the next two weeks. Full Story

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

posted on September 3, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip
The commander-in-chief kicked off a 3 day tour in Alaska early this week by addressing a State Department-sponsored summit on climate change in Anchorage. The president claimed man-made environmental problems threaten Alaskan homes and... Full Story

Market to Market (August 7, 2015)

posted on August 7, 2015 at 6:53 PM

Market to Market (August 7, 2015)
Full Program: As forests burn, the USDA reaches deeper into its firefighting pocketbook. A looming El Nino could break western drought but will relief arrive in time, and the White House launches another salvo of global climate change cuts. Market analysis... Full Story

Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule

posted on August 7, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule
The White House upped the ante this week on the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, revealing plans to further slice output from 30 to 32 percent by 2030. Full Story

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On

posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On
The president used his commencement speech this week to the Coast Guard Academy to say warming temperatures and rising tides pose a serious threat to global security. Meanwhile, Mother Nature didn't wait for discussion and kept bringing the rain... Full Story

Market to Market (February 6, 2015)

posted on February 6, 2015 at 6:46 PM

Market to Market (February 6, 2015)
Full Program: President Obama proposes a $4 trillion budget to the GOP-controlled Congress. Producers navigate a complex maze of new federal support programs. Market analysis with John Roach Full Story

Market to Market (January 23, 2015)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 8:26 PM

Market to Market (January 23, 2015)
Full Program: Barack Obama outlines priorities for the final two years of his presidency. We’ll meet a Texas maverick who blazed the trail for ranchers of the feminine persuasion. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. Full Story

Senate Says Climate Change Real, but Doesn't Agree on Cause

posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:43 AM

The Republican-controlled Senate acknowledged Wednesday that climate change is real but refused to say humans are to blame. Full Story

Market to Market (January 2, 2015)

posted on December 31, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Market to Market (January 2, 2015)
Full Program: Americans welcome the New Year with a decidedly upbeat economic outlook. California growers ponder the fallout of President Obama’s move to spare millions from deportation. A synergetic effort unites farmers and fishermen in the quest for a better... Full Story

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

McConnell Wants to Stop Coal Rules

posted on December 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House "crusade" has devastated his state's economy. Full Story
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