Environment

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers who have been pushing Amazon to do more to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 10, 2019 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is getting cozy with the oil industry — and some employees aren't happy about it. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers...
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, second left, shakes hands with Governor General Peter Cosgrove as he leaves Government House in Canberra, Thursday, April 11, 2019, after a meeting to dissolve parliament and head for a Federal Election. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 6:41 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management. "We live in the best country in the world," Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters after advising the...
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, second left, shakes hands with Governor General Peter Cosgrove as he leaves Government House in Canberra, Thursday, April 11, 2019, after a meeting to dissolve parliament and head for a Federal Election. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 6:39 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management. "We live in the best country in the world," Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters after advising the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers who have been pushing Amazon to do more to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 10, 2019 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is getting cozy with the oil industry — and some employees aren't happy about it. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers...
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President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Ellington Joint Reserve Base, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 10, 2019 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Texas (all times local): 5:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is heaping praise on Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, saying he's the "only Bush that likes me." Bush was in the crowd in Crosby, Texas, where Trump was speaking to...
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President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Ellington Joint Reserve Base, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 10, 2019 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Texas on Wednesday (all times local): 5:25 p.m. President Donald Trump tells union workers at a training facility in Crosby, Texas, that "American labor will always have a friend in the White House." He says crude oil production is at...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers who have been pushing Amazon to do more to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 10, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is getting cozy with the oil industry — and some employees aren't happy about it. The online shopping giant, which already works with BP and Shell, has been trying to woo more oil and gas companies to use its technology to help them find drillable oil faster, angering workers...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters about border security during a fundraising event, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 10, 2019 - 4:41 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — President Donald Trump's support for shifting more power to states took a back seat Wednesday to his affinity for oil and gas production as he aimed to make it harder for states to block pipelines and other energy projects due to environmental concerns. At the urging of business...
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Texas State Senator Donna Campbell, left, watches as Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, R-Texas, greets President Donald Trump as he arrives at San Antonio International Airport, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 10, 2019 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Texas on Wednesday (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is turning a roundtable with supporters in San Antonio, Texas, into a forum for venting about illegal immigration, human trafficking and safety concerns on the...
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Two girls show their posters, reading : 'The snowman is too warm' and 'Coal is not cool' as they attend a students climate strike as part of the Friday's For Future movement in Berlin, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 10, 2019 - 11:39 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's environment minister says the government will discuss introducing a carbon tax as part of its national plan to curb climate change. Speaking after the first meeting of a special "climate Cabinet," German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Wednesday that government...
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