Officials in California are partnering with their Canadian neighbors in British Columbia, as well as officials in Washington and Oregon, to try and reduce their production of climate change-inducing gases. While the announcement last week was met with much fanfare, the details remain to be seen.
For Monday's Geo Quiz, we're getting lost. Imagine going more than 4,000 miles in the wrong direction. That's what happened to a racing pigeon who took off in Sapporo, Japan, and came in for a landing in a Canadian town in British Columbia.
The argument in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline says if not through the U.S., it'll go somewhere else. But a series of decisions in Canada at least raise the question over whether that is in fact true. If it's not, does that remove one reason the U.S. should approve the pipeline?
For the Geo Quiz we're looking for a Canadian city with a vibrant art scene. Right now the city hosting a performing arts festival. One of the performances there requires audience members to be blindfolded and led around the city by a volunteer guide.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has vowed to kill all 47 death-row inmates by mid-September. Marco Werman speaks to Alhagie Sowe of Vancouver, British Columbia. He heard that his brother had been executed on a radio news report.