The US is a late entry, but new domestic projects are revving to go.
With enough investment, geothermal power could satisfy 10 percent of the US energy diet, energy experts say.
Gasoline and some heating costs are expected to be relatively low in 2009.
Lawmakers say bankruptcy for Detroit's Big Three is 'not a viable option.'
The president-elect also pushes for a $25 billion bailout of the auto industry before he takes office.
Today’s slumping oil prices may undermine viability of alt-fuel programs – again.
Researchers track China’s plume of pollution. What effect did Olympic hiatus have?