Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A group in Northeast Ohio is promoting an alternative form of atomic power that they say promises safer and cheaper nuclear reactors: Thorium. But critics say its time as a viable energy source has passed.
A proposal to adjust Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency mandates has stalled for a second time amid opposition from environmental and consumer interests and some majority Republican lawmakers.
A new report out this week says Ohio contributed to the more than 110,000 clean energy jobs created in the U.S. in 2012.
The measure signed Monday includes new regulations for hydraulic fracturing, as well as a controversial measure that will let companies capture and use heat runoff and claim it as renewable energy.
The proposal would allow electric companies to use some projects that involve fossil fuels to help satisfy renewable energy mandates from the state.