- While the Army installs more renewable energy, the Navy is experimenting with green roofs.
- CNET reports that Australia is investing in smart grids.
- Two new polls in The Washington Post today: American support for new offshore drilling is declining, while support for federal regulation of greenhouse gases is rising. Also watch for today's Senate debate on the EPA's authority to do so, with background in this Wall Street Journal piece.
- The New York Times reports that the Gates-Immelt-Doerr team team is releasing a report today recommending ways to improve energy technology advancement.
- The New York Times/International Herald Tribune profiles Russia’s exports of iron, coal and timber to China to help satisfy its insatiable market appetite for raw materials.
- China and Nepal, with longstanding grievances over preserving biodiversity loss, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on environment and biodiversity conservation, according to ENN.
- Smart USA is slated to test a 250-strong fleet of electric cars in select U.S. cities this year, according to Reuters.
On a side note, you will not see a regular post today, what with it being CNAS Annual Conference Day. We hope to see you at the event - CNAS's fourth and going strong. If you can't make it, you can watch it live online.