Week of 7.13.07
This week NOW investigates not only California's aggressive stance against global warming, but also strong political opposition standing in the way of its expansion. Are California and the Environmental Protection Agency headed for a showdown?
NOW: Home Grown
NOW: Who Killed the Electric Car?
NOW: Air Wars
The Washington Post: Op-Ed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger "Lead or Step Aside, EPA"
California Air Resources Board: Economic Impacts of the Climate Change Regulations [pdf]
California Energy Commission: Inventory of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks [pdf]
Global Warming Solutions Act [pdf]
Open CRS: The Supreme Court's Climate Change Decision: Massachusetts v. EPA
Topic Search: Environment/Energy
"The Algebra Project" is an inspiring program to uplift disadvantaged schoolchildren with the power of math. Founded by Robert Moses, a former civil rights activist, the innovative program has spread from its roots in Massachusetts to a nationwide campaign with former students leading the way. Making math fun has not just improved test scores. It's had positive ripple effects throughout communities across America.
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NOW Update: Gina's Story
NOW: The Report Card
NOW: Transcript - The Mathematics of Success
The Algebra Project
ACLU: Education Reform Project
Topic Search: Education