The California Air Resources Board announced an initiative that seeks to bring down vehicle emissions by 15 percent by 2025. The Zero Emission Vehicle initiative should cause car companies to develop new technology for alternative fuel sources.
Mitt Romney won the Arizona primary handily and eked out a victory in Michigan, giving him two victories he badly needed to help him build lost momentum in the race to win the Republican presidential nomination.
Sen. Olympia Snow of Maine was the latest moderate congressional representative to decide that the partisan rancor that has enveloped Washington in recent years is so unlikely to get any better that rather than seek re-election, she's rather just go home. And that's only likely to make the partisan divide even worse.
Some 1,000 U.S. dams have been dismantled in the past 100 years — but the pace has definitely been accelerating in recent years. Now, there's a major initiative underway to take apart old dams that serve little purpose as a way of restoring fish habitat and rebuilding aquatic ecosystems.
Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.
Last year, British artist Chris Drury installed a controversial sculpture on the University of Wyoming's campus. The 36-foot-diameter vortex of logs killed by pine beetles atop a bed of Wyoming coal was a representation of the state's energy sector and the damage wrought by climate change. It didn't last a year.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
A number of college students across the country are trying to convince the administrators running their endowments that for the good of everyone, they need to stop investing in fossil fuel companies. A similar effort around South African businesses was an important part in ending apartheid.
The alewives of the St. Croix River live an international life. Their river is the boundary between Canada and the U.S., jointly governed by both nations. But, in 1995, Maine decided to shut down the route the alewives took to spawn. The population crashed. But this year, the gates were reponed.