U.S., Europe worlds apart on climate science coverage

When it comes to reporting on climate change, European media are from hothouse Venus, their American counterparts are from more frigid Mars. That divide between them may be having a profound impact on climate and energy policy. Photo by haonavy via Creative Commons

Midwest playing catch-up in preparing for electric cars

In a bid to catch up with their coastal counterparts, Midwestern cities are racing to acquire electric vehicles and build charging stations – steps backers say will save on gasoline, cut emissions, and show drivers that there is life after the internal combustion engine.