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How to buy an ethical diamond

The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them.

Oil Sands Project: New Key to Environmentalism?

Security payroll tax cuts, which also included a measure to quickly move ahead with the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. Given that there are already more than 2.3 million miles of pipelines in the U.S.—carrying petroleum products, chemi...

How an Oil Sands Project Has Become Key to Environmentalism

Security payroll tax cuts, which also included a measure to quickly move ahead with the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. Given that there are already more than 2.3 million miles of pipelines in the U.S.—carrying petroleum products, chemi...

China coal mine blast: 4 dead, 57 trapped

Rescuers were working Friday to try to save 57 miners who were trapped in a coal mine in central China after a rock explosion that followed a small earthquake, state media reported.

Is Australia's proposed carbon tax strong enough to do any good?

In August 2010, when Julia Gillard was campaigning in the national election, she made a promise: "There will be no carbon tax under the government I lead," she said to an Australian television channel.