Workers are removing downed trees and restoring electricity after a spring storm whipped winds to more than 70 mph (113 kph), overturned tractor-trailer trucks and dropped power lines onto vehicles near the Las Vegas Strip.
The Clean Energy Summit is returning for the sixth time. In the years since it started, has there been any headway in incorporating clean energy into our everyday lives? And what are the obstacles to developing it as part of the economy?
Conservation and efficiency seem to go right along with living green and clean energy as ways to a better planet and certainly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It ain't necessarily so, says New Yorker staff writer David Owen.