The Florida House sent to the governor a bill that would divvy up more than $400 million in tax dollars that in the past have been targeted toward affordable housing to also battle sea level rise and pay for sewage projects.
John Kerry, in Asia on his first trip as the special presidential envoy for climate, is urging cooperation between the U.S. and China, and everyone else, on climate change because "no one nation can solve this problem by itself — impossible. Each of us needs everybody else at the table to make this happen."
Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood discuss why there was enormous natural gas flaring in the midst of the crippling power outages this February in Texas. Next, they look at how California has saved lives over the last three decades by reducing diesel emissions by 78%.
A week after getting an invitation from the United States to attend a global leaders' climate summit, Beijing said it was still considering whether to take part, highlighting the challenges it faces in dealing with Washington.
How about a cool beer in exchange for your excess solar power? That's the offer from Asahi Group's Carlton and United Breweries in Australia, serving up Victorian Bitter to households who have rooftop solar power to spare, in what the companies involved believe to be a world first.