Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
American Electric Power of Columbus today says it welcomes a U-S Supreme Court ruling in an air pollution case. The high court blocked a federal lawsuit by states and conservation groups against AEP and four other utilities seeking limits on carbon dioxide emissions.
Scientists see evidence of changing weather patterns and strong storms as proof of global climate change.
After years of effort, Ohio State Professors Michael Chan and Joseph Krycki have developed a picture of a unique protein. It’s found in microbes that are common in many environments around the world, and it’s responsible for most of the natural production of the greenhouse gas methane.
A group of unlikely partners in Ohio has come together to support tougher environmental regulations. It urges Congress to pass the Climate Security Act. The group also wants Ohio to become a leader in alternative energy industries.
Backers of a proposed ballot issue to revamp the way Ohio schools are paid for are having a hard time getting support from Ohio’s top officials.
The Ohio Farmers Union this year unveils a new program to pay farmers for storing carbon on their land. The payments begin just as new reports surface that point to carbon dioxide emissions as a prime factor in global warming. But, at least one agricultural economist says the so-called carbon credits program will make little difference in the economics of farming.
Tuesday’s vote brought Democrats to power in the executive branch, and it gave them some clout in the state legislature.