Some voters in the swing state's Larimer County say too much federal regulation is keeping the U.S. overly reliant on foreign oil. Others argue the government should help businesses move toward sustainability.
Protesters are demonstrating outside of electric utility Dominion Virginia's corporate headquarters in Richmond all week to call attention to what they say is the company's inadequate record on renewable energy.
Members of Pepco's workers union are not yet on strike after rejecting a contract offer from the utility last week, and Montgomery County's Roger Berliner is hopeful that management won't have to step in as replacements.
Two new Republican groups are bucking their party's widespread rejection of climate science. They're targeting young people, warning of the national security risks of fossil fuel dependence, and touting free market ideas to deal with global warming.
A new California law allows self-driving cars on state roads. Proponents promise computer-controlled vehicles will reduce accidents and congestion. Guest host Tom Gjelten and his guests discuss the future of driving in the digital age.
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