Daily Roundup: June 17, 2009
Green Light: The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted to advance an energy bill to the floor; the proposed legislation may create a national renewable electricity standard and boost training for a green workforce. Wall Street Journal
Spasibo: Pursuant to WWF's lobbying efforts, Russia will create a new national park in the Arctic to protect polar bears.
Bug-Eyed: An "ugly" salamander is among 12 new species found in Ecuador. National Geographic
String It Up: Clotheslines are making a comeback in cities. MTV Switch
Old Habits: Thanks to their Depression experience, senior citizens are able to easily adjust to going green Austin American-Statesman