Rising Sea Levels Salinate India’s Largest River (Reuters)
Rising sea levels are sending salt water into the Ganges, India’s largest river, threatening its ecosystem and turning vast farmlands barren, a climate change expert warns.
Top Environmental Officials Touring D.C. Auto Show (Detroit News)
The Obama administration’s top environmental officials will tour the Washington Auto Show this week at the invitation of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the White House confirms.
5 Coal-Fired Power Plants Studying Carbon Capture (Casper Star-Tribune)
Five coal-fired power plants in the U.S. and Canada are studying the feasibility of retrofits to capture and store carbon dioxide, the Electric Power Research Institute reports.
Credit Woes Slow San Francisco’s Solar Assistance (San Francisco Examiner)
A San Francisco city offer of zero-down financing for residents who install solar panels is being held up by the tight credit market, leaving people waiting months for approval. On top of the credit woes, the city has reduced its solar-panel subsidies.