Two of the nation’s largest environmental groups are combining forces to raise $5 million for the 2014 election to blunt better-financed efforts by industry groups fighting tougher climate-change laws.
West Texas Intermediate crude rebounded amid speculation that gasoline supplies dropped for a seventh week in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer. Brent rose in London on renewed tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine.
Andre Boulet, chief executive officer of Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc. in Burnaby, British Columbia, holds up a 6-inch piece of charcoal, showing how light passes through toothpick-sized air shafts. He says the crevices in this filter offer a cheap way to capture carbon dioxide before it ascends into the atmosphere and haunts future generations.