Conservationists are also watching for Obama and Trudeau to discuss management of the Arctic, including energy development and shipping in the region. That could include a crackdown on sooty black carbon, which darkens ice and hastens melting at the top of the globe. One option could be limits on sulfur content in ship fuel north of the Arctic Circle..

Coral Gables has taken several steps to become a sustainable city in the past year by encouraging and mandating green building standards, easing the process to obtain solar panels, and taking steps to ban the use of polystyrene products in the city.That last effort has become a complicated move for the city in the past few months as the Florida Legislature passed a bill in February preventing local municipalities from banning the use of Styrofoam containers or other products. Cities that approved their bans before Jan. 1 were allowed to keep their laws in place, but others like Coral Gables were forced to reverse their decisions.The Gables commission has since taken steps to keep the city ban including approving an ordinance that makes their ban effective as of December 2015, when the commission gave initial approval to the ban, and backing up their decision to keep the ban by citing the Miami Dade home rule charter.City Attorney Craig Leen said Coral Gables may face a legal challenge if it goes forward with enforcement and he argued that the home rule charter should protect the city..

In 100 words or less, please outline the three most critical problems facing the public office you are seeking and the solutions you propose to address them. The Commission should be renamed the Texas Energy Commission, and its mission should be clarified such that there is no question: this is the agency of Texas responsible for developing a comprehensive energy plan. Every decision will be based on two criteria; safety and science.

New Zealanders we met, far from being the boring, rugby playing dullards they are still often, mischievously, portrayed as (this is not to say that such types don’t exist), were interesting, well read, open to ideas. And they have had to be. The country’s economic imperatives have been matched by social ones: poverty, racial disharmony, the dismantling of the social welfare system..

She appeared on the weekly “My Life as a CoverGirl” segments on The CW. In 2007, she was featured in an ad for CoverGirl Eyewear alongside cycle 6 winner Danielle Evans. She returned to ANTM for the finale of the eighth cycle to give advice to the final three contestants and to open the finale’s runway show..

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